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|Title:||From icons to interface models: designing hypermedia from the bottom up|
|Authors:||Waterworth, J.A. |
|Citation:||Waterworth, J.A., Chignell, M.H., Zhai, S.M. (1993-09). From icons to interface models: designing hypermedia from the bottom up. International Journal of Man-Machine Studies 39 (3) : 453-472. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1006/imms.1993.1068|
|Abstract:||We describe a method to derive design models for hypermedia interfaces from the bottom up. Firstly, we compile a list of hypermedia interface features which we classify according to the category of functions they fulfill. We then describe an experiment in which candidate designs for low-level interface features were designed and tested for recognizability. In the experiment, icons for each of 61 hypermedia concepts were generated and then judged. Finally, we outline and illustrate a model induction phase in which low-level features are combined into an overall interface model, via "micro-models" that take account of the types of icons that worked best for each class of interface feature. We suggest that, at least for hypermedia systems, a bottom-up approach to interface design based on the functions of low-level features is preferable to the dominant, top-down approach based around one or more metaphors. © 1993 Academic Press. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||International Journal of Man-Machine Studies|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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