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Document ID (ISN)43342
CIS number 85-76
ISSN - Serial title 0014-0139 - Ergonomics
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lee E., Whalen T., McEwen S., Latrémouille S.
Title Optimizing the design of menu pages for information retrieval
Bibliographic information Oct. 1984, Vol.27, No.10, p.1051-1069. Bibl.
Abstract A series of 6 experiments are presented which address the use of menu indexes in Videotex computerized information retrieval systems. Conclusions: menu indexes should be tested empirically for ease of use prior to presentation to the general public; they can be significantly improved in terms of ease of use through detection and correction of design faults and the addition of descriptors; untrained Videotex users were very consistent in their perceptions of good and poor index structures, whereas experts were unable to agree.
Descriptors (primary) visual display terminals; computer applications; man-computer interfaces; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) ergonomic evaluation; office work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)