A Guide to Usability: Human Factors in Computing

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Jenny Preece
Addison-Wesley, 1993 - Computers - 144 pages
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Provides a clear, concise account of human factors in computing, illustrated with numerous examples and figures. This book strikes a balance between the technical and psychological issues in user interface design. Includes an extensive glossary and suggestions for further reading.

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Contents

About this Guide 7 76
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applying psychology
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System development and HCI
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Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Jenny Preece is Professor and Chair of Information Systems at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, where she teaches online communities and human-computer interaction. Prior to coming to the USA she chaired the first distance education course at the Open University in the UK. She has authored a leading text on Human-Computer Interaction and numerous other publications.

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