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USABILITYANDHUMANCOMPUTERINTERACTION:ACONCISESTUDY,

ByKELKAR,S.A.

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ISBN: 9788120351622
Pages:480
Binding:PaperBack
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DESCRIPTION
IntendedasahandyreferencereadingforthestudentsofComputerScienceandEngineeringand
ComputerApplica ons,thebookdelvesontheconceptsofHumanComputerInterface/Interac onin
abulletedformat.Thesuccinctapproachofthetopicsgivesthebookasimpleyetcomprehensive
appeal;hencemakingitaperfectlearningtoolforthestudents,andteachingaidefortheteachers.
DividedintoninechaptersandthreeAppendices,thebookhasbeenorganizedasperthecourse
structureofanyUniversity/College.Thechaptersemphasizeonbothdevelopmentalprocessesand
techniques involved in HumanComputer Interac on. A separate chapter has been devoted to
UniversalDesign,whichistheprocesstoreachouttothemaximumnumberofpeoplewiththeir
designrequirements.
Thetopicsarefurtherelaboratedwithdiagramsandflowcharts,tohelpmakethelearningprocess
moreillustra ve.Appendicestothebookareanextensiontofocusontopicsthatarerelevanttolearn
conceptsofHumanComputerInterac on.

CONTENTS
PrefaceAbbrevia ons1.USEFUL,USABLE,ANDUSED2.EVOLUTIONOFINTERFACESANDINTERACTION
STYLES3.INTERFACEDEVELOPMENTPROCESS4.INTERFACEREQUIREMENTSANDQUALITYOFSERVICE
5. THEORIES, STANDARDS AND PRINCIPLES 6. INTERFACE DESIGN GUIDELINES 7. INTERFACE
EVALUATION AND TESTING 8. USER SUPPORT: HELP AND DOCUMENTATION 9. UNIVERSAL DESIGN
Appendix A: Understanding the Human Beings Appendix B: Spiraling Opportuni es Appendix C:
ComputerMediatedCommunica onSuggestedReadingIndex
ABOUTTHEAUTHOR(s)
S.A. KELKAR, PhD. (Michigan, USA), is Former Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer
Science and Engineering, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Ins tute of Technology
Bombay.Hehasover40yearsofteachingexperienceinthefieldofso wareengineering,informa on
systems,andrelatedsubjects.HeisalsoaVisi ngFacultyatseveraleduca onalins tutesinMumbai.
Besides,hehasworkedwithreputedorganiza onssuchasTataConsultancyServices,Aptechand
Voltas.

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