ERIC Number: ED245663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: 0
User Centered System Design. Part II: Collected Papers from the UCSD HMI Project.
California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla. Inst. for Cognitive Science.
This report is a collection of 11 recent papers by the Human-Machine Interaction Group at the University of California, San Diego. The following papers are included: (1) "Stages and Levels in Human-Machine Interaction," Donald A. Norman; (2) "The Nature of Expertise in UNIX," Stephen W. Draper; (3) "Users in the Real World," David Owen; (4) "Constructive Interaction: A Method for Studying User-Computer-User Interaction," Claire O'Malley, Stephen W. Draper, and Mary S. Riley; (5) "Formalizing Task Descriptions for Command Specification and Documentation," Paul Smolensky, Melissa L. Monty, and Eileen Conway; (6) "Problems in Evaluation of Human-Computer Interfaces: A Case Study," Liam J. Bannon and Claire O'Malley; (7) "Planning Nets: A Framework for Analyzing User-Computer Interactions," Mary S. Riley and Claire O'Malley; (8) "Activity Scripts," Allen Cypher; (9) "DESCRIBE: Environments for Specifying Commands and Retrieving Information by Elaboration," Steven L. Greenspan and Paul Smolensky; (10) "Caveats on the Use of Expert Systems," Liam J. Bannon; and (11) "Software Engineering for User Interfaces," Stephen W. Draper and Donald A. Norman. Each paper includes an abstract and a reference list. (LMM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA. Personnel and Training Research Programs Office.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla. Inst. for Cognitive Science.
Identifiers: Expert Systems; Interactive Systems
Note: The papers included in this collection were prepared for several different conferences, including the Annual Conference on Software Engineering (7th, Florida, March 1984) and the IFIP Conference on Human Computer Interaction (1st, London, September 1984). For related document, see ED 238 416.