Man-computer dialogues for many levels of competence

  • P. A. V. Hall
Man-Machine Interface
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 65)


Man-computer dialogues are viewed as languages and the relationship between programming languages and menu plus form dialogues is shown. Syntax notation is used for dialogue description and design. It is shown how to construct a man-machine system where the user can switch freely between programming language style of interface and a dialogue of menus and forms.


Programming Language State Diagram Parse Tree Error Recovery Dialogue System 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. V. Hall
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  1. 1.Information Systems Division SCICON Ltd. Sanderson HouseLondon

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