Elements of Hypermedia Design: Techniques for Navigation & Visualization in Cyberspace / Edition 1

Elements of Hypermedia Design: Techniques for Navigation & Visualization in Cyberspace / Edition 1

by Peter Gloor
     
 

ISBN-10: 081763911X

ISBN-13: 9780817639112

Pub. Date: 02/01/1997

Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag

Elements of Hypermedia Design is a book about the conceptual and technical aspects of hypermedia publishing. Its goal is to give guidelines on how to design usable hypermedia documents and structured content. Both aspects of the term "hypermedia" are thoroughly covered, namely hypertext (non-sequential text) and multimedia (rich graphical and interactive content).…  See more details below

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Elements of Hypermedia Design is a book about the conceptual and technical aspects of hypermedia publishing. Its goal is to give guidelines on how to design usable hypermedia documents and structured content. Both aspects of the term "hypermedia" are thoroughly covered, namely hypertext (non-sequential text) and multimedia (rich graphical and interactive content). Elements of Hypermedia Design will be of interest and utility to a broad spectrum of professionals in information systems, web-site design, multimedia interface designers, CD-ROM developers, and education multimedia designers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817639112
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
02/01/1997
Edition description:
1997
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

A Brief Introduction to Information Retrieval5
User Modeling19
World Wide Web: an Introduction29
Programming the Web43
The Seven Design Concepts for Navigation in Cyberspace49
Linking55
Searching63
Sequentialization71
Hierarchy81
Similarity91
Mapping101
Guides and Agents125
Cybertools from Text To Hypertext143
Cybertools: Hierarchy with Hiermap, Viewfinder, and Navigation Diamond153
Cybertools: Sequentialization with Paths157
Cybertools: Similarity with Cybermap163
Cybermap: System Architecture171
Cybermap: Implementation Issues183
Building Hierarchical Cybermaps203
Cybertrees: Tree-Shaped Overview Maps209
Introduction to Algorithm Animation229
Animated Algorithms235
User Interface Design for Algorithm Animation243
Educational Aspects251
Animating Proofs257
The Art of Algorithm Animation263
Algorithm Animation by Scripting271
Related Work287
VideoScheme System Overview291
VideoScheme Language Overview295
VideoScheme Applications297
DAGS '92: CD-ROM321
DAGS '95: On the Web331
The Development Process341
Extensions and Improvements353
Glossary363
References367
Permissions Acknowledgments385
Index391

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