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Tools for the Design of User Friendly Web Applications

  • Nieves R. Brisaboa
  • Miguel R. Penabad
  • Ángeles S. Places
  • Francisco J. Rodríguez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2115)

Abstract

The usability of Web pages and applications is a fundamental factor in their success. Web designers are taking advantage of the new technologies (scripting languages, Java, etc.) to increase the power, user friendliness and easiness of use of Web pages.

This work presents two techniques that can be used to achieve this goal: the use of cognitive metaphors to build user interfaces, and the use of Bounded Natural Language, to allow the user to express queries in an intuitive way.

Keywords

Online Shop Search Condition Meeting Room Virtual Library Query System 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nieves R. Brisaboa
    • 1
  • Miguel R. Penabad
    • 1
  • Ángeles S. Places
    • 1
  • Francisco J. Rodríguez
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de ComputaciónUniversidade da CoruñaSpain

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