An Expert Consultant for Visual Design
  • J. W. Roach
Part of the Languages and Information Systems book series (LISS)


Behavioral experimenters have hypothesized that fundamental principles of human communication can be discovered to help designers of computer systems create a better human-computer communications interface. A large number of experiments have contributed to the growth of a corpus of such principles. Compilations of principles have been published, yet computer systems continue to have poorly designed interfaces becaus
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    The principles are not widely known; and

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    The principles cannot be readily applied.



Design Domain System Dynamic Model Visual Design Human Consultant Complex Noun Phrase 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Roach
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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