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Design Principles for Interactive Software / Edition 1

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Overview

The book addresses the crucial intersection of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Software engineering. It examines quality from the perspectives of both HCI and Software Engineering, and then systematically develops and illustrates a framework for reasoning about the interaction between quality concerns from HCI and Software Engineering on the one hand, and critical aspects of software development such as the choice of software architecture and the deployment of software tools. The book presents a framework for future research and development, both in academia and industry, into specialised software architectures, methods and tools for high quality interactive systems. Likely developments over the next few years depend mostly on the development of better formal approaches to the definition of practical and relevant software properties, better ways of describing and comparing software architectures, and more rigorous and reflective approaches to requirements definition for software tools. The book develops key concepts for guiding the application of these developments to the production of high quality interactive software.

Contributing authors address issues of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) by emphasizing the quality of the user interface through an examination and evaluation of software engineering problems and their properties. Looks at quality concepts and perspectives, discusses architectural models and life cycles of interactive systems, examines tools, and analyzes a simple interface for air traffic controllers.

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Table of Contents

Foreward. Preface. The context of interactive systems development. External properties: the user's perspective. Internal properties: the software developer's perspective. Software architecture models. Tools and materials. Example: interface for air traffic controllers. Conclusions. Glossary. Summary tables. References. Index.

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