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A Framework for Precise, Reusable Task Abstractions

Hartson, H. Rex and Mayo, Kevin A. (1994) A Framework for Precise, Reusable Task Abstractions. Technical Report ncstrl.vatech_cs//TR-94-11, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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This paper is about modeling human-computer interaction for better understanding of interaction, leading to better designs and design representations. We argue for a structured approach to task abstractions that includes semantics, as well as a framework and vocabulary for abstraction. Our approach imposes a notational consistency that aids designer-implementer communication. Including semantic considerations allows designers to specify interaction so that implementers can properly support the connection between illusion and reality.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:393
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Deposited On:05 December 2001
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