Designing multimedia interfaces

  • Alistair Sutcliffe
  • Peter Faraday
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 753)


Multimedia interfaces are currently created by intuition. Development of a method for analysis and design of multimedia presentation interfaces is described. The study investigates task based information analysis, persistence of information, selection attention and concurrency in presentation. The method gives an agenda of issues, diagrams and techniques for specification, and guidelines for media selection and presentation scripting. Use of the method is illustrated with a case study of shipboard emergency management.


Task Model Information Type Task Step Viewer Attention Selection Guideline 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alistair Sutcliffe
    • 1
  • Peter Faraday
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for HCI Design, School of InformaticsCity UniversityLondonUK

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