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User Interface Design
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The Fable of the User-Centered Designer
by David Travis - Userfocus , 2009
User-centred design is ostensibly simple, yet when it comes to great user experiences many people do it incorrectly. After reading this fable, you'll understand the framework of user-centred design and know how to apply it to your own project.
Magic Ink: Information Software and the Graphical Interface
by Bret Victor - worrydream.com , 2006
The book demonstrates the crucial role of information graphic design, and presents three approaches to context-sensitivity. The intent is to introduce a 'unified theory' of information software design, and provide inspiration for designers.
The Psychology of Menu Selection
by Kent L. Norman - Ablex Publishing Corporation , 1991
This text provides detailed information of interest to software designers and human/computer interaction specialists and researchers. A theoretical approach to menu is taken by developing a psychological theory of cognitive control by the user.
by Rita Matrai - InTech , 2010
It is important that user can apply the interface easily and technical parts do not distract their attentions from their work. Proper design of user interface can prevent users from several inconveniences in which this book is a great help.
Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design
by Jenifer Tidwell - O'Reilly Media , 2005
This is an intermediate-level book about interface and interaction design, structured as a pattern language. It features real-live examples from desktop applications, web sites, web applications, mobile devices, and everything in between.
Search User Interfaces
by Marti A. Hearst - Cambridge University Press , 2009
This is a comprehensive guide, not to how search works but how we humans work with search to satisfy our information needs. A must-read for anyone concerned with usability and creating the optimal user experience for searchers.
Task-Centered User Interface Design
by Clayton Lewis, John Rieman , 1994
How to design user interfaces that will enable people to learn computer systems quickly and use them effectively and comfortably. The interface issues addressed are cognitive - having to do with perception, memory, learning, and problem solving.