The Star system (circa 1980, and as described in Byte) gave rise to five principles, which in my opinion, are so important and timeless that their formulation and practical application as part of the Xerox Star user interface was without doubt revolutionary.
It is my opinion that these five principles are so important and timeless that their formulation and practical application as part of the Xerox Star user interface was without doubt revolutionary.
The key aspect of this work is that it is not the extent of the studies – using hundreds of participants for one specific protocol – but the combination of three experimental protocols coupled with small user groups.
This can only be useful work in the domain of blindness, situation impairment, and accessibility in that it may be possible to convey limited Web page information spatially, dynamically, and with a high degree of comprehension at seven (or nine) times faster because of the ability to comprehend highly parallel speech.
How would you describe HCI in just research papers – and indeed, could you do this as a teachable unit?