DESIGN OF MAN-COMPUTER DIALOGUES -- thorough guide to the design of the man-machine interface in real-time systems. James Martin.

DESIGN OF MAN-COMPUTER DIALOGUES -- thorough guide to the design of the man-machine interface in real-time systems.

Prentice-Hall NJ, 1973; 559 pages, Illustrations, Bibliography, Appendix, Index.

Condition: Very Good dark gray hardcover; in Good dustjacket & clear acetate glassine jacket protector; corners bumped; jacket creases & edgewear. Binding tight; pages unmarked & clean Ex-corporate library pocket on pastedown.

Keywords: human-computer interaction, 1970s computers, computer networking, telecommunications, real-time systems, man-machine interface, natural language, user psychology, interactive graphics

Price: $15.00

Item Description

The Information Windows, Design Methodology, Categories of Terminal Operators;

ALPHANUMERIC DIALOGUES -- Natural Language Dialogue, Dialogue with Programming, Man-Machine Dialogues on Commercial Systems, Twenty-Three Techniques for Alphanumeric Keyboard Displays, Control Functions, Should it be Built into the Hardware, Dialogue with a Light Pen, Computer Data Entry;

DIALOGUES WITH SOUND AND GRAPHICS -- The Uses of Pictures, Interactive Graphics, Graphics for Design Work, Symbolic Representation in Graphics, Voice Answerback Systems;

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS -- User Psychology, Response Time Requirements, Human Channel and Buffer Capacity, The Creative Operator, Dispay Encoding; OPERATORS WITHOUT TRAINING -- The Totally Naive Operator, The Untrained Operator, Computer Assisted Instruction, Information Control Rooms, Terminals for Management;

IMPLEMENTATION CONSIDERATIONS -- Control of User Errors, When Failures Occur, Security & Privacy, Dialogue Program Generators, Bullet-Proofing, Simulation of the Man-Machine Interface. Appendix -- A Psychiatrist Talks to ELIZA.