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Interactive Tools: Making UIMS Usable

Ehrich, Roger W. and Hix, Deborah and Hartson, H. Rex (1986) Interactive Tools: Making UIMS Usable. Technical Report TR-86-30, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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The earliest UIMS provided primarily run-time facilities for interface management and a set of programming tools for the development of application from the implementation requirements with which many tool designers have approached UIMS design, there are also methodological requirements that have been seriously neglected. One reason is that interface design methodology is poorly understood and rarely axiomatic. Nevertheless, it is important that we formulate methodological theories and provide UIMS with tools that support them. This paper proposes a storyboard metaphor for the conceptual design of human-computer interfaces.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:37
Deposited By:User autouser
Deposited On:03 November 2005