Designing Effective and Usable Multimedia Systems

Proceedings of the IFIP Working Group 13.2 Conference on Designing Effective and Usable Multimedia Systems Stuttgart, Germany, September 1998


ISBN: 978-1-4757-4946-5 (Print) 978-0-387-35370-8 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Multimedia Design: from tools for skilled designers to intelligent multimedia design systems

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-4

      Multimedia Design: from tools for skilled designers to intelligent multimedia design systems

  3. Methods, Models and Tools

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

    2. Chapter

      Pages 7-21

      A Framework for Hypermedia Design and Usability Evaluation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-39

      Modeling Hypermedia Applications with HyDev

    4. Chapter

      Pages 41-55

      Design Support for Hypermedia Documents

    5. Chapter

      Pages 57-71

      Developing Multimedia Principles from Design Features

    6. Chapter

      Pages 73-87

      Media transformations for the representation and communication of multimedia production activities

  4. Supporting Multimedia Design

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

    2. Chapter

      Pages 91-102

      Finding the “Right” Image: Visualizing Relationships among Persons, Images and Impressions

    3. Chapter

      Pages 103-116

      Structuring multimedia data to facilitate decision making and reflection in product design

    4. Chapter

      Pages 117-129

      Creating the multimedia project experience database

    5. Chapter

      Pages 131-142

      BUILD-IT: A brick-based, integral solution supporting multidisciplinary design tasks

    6. Chapter

      Pages 143-157

      Combining Alternatives in the Multimedia Presentation of Decision Support Information for Real-Time Control

    7. Chapter

      Pages 159-172

      So Many Users — So Many Perspectives

  5. Applications and Empirical Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

    2. Chapter

      Pages 175-177

      Developing a Multimedia Product for the World Wide Web

    3. Chapter

      Pages 179-189

      A feasibility study for a mobile multimedia tourist guide

    4. Chapter

      Pages 191-204

      Design and empirical testing of a checklist for the evaluation of multimedia software for children

    5. Chapter

      Pages 205-212

      Performance Evaluation of Input Devices in Virtual Environments