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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817639112
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
  • Publication date: 2/1/1997
  • Edition description: 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

A Brief Introduction to Information Retrieval 5
User Modeling 19
World Wide Web: an Introduction 29
Programming the Web 43
The Seven Design Concepts for Navigation in Cyberspace 49
Linking 55
Searching 63
Sequentialization 71
Hierarchy 81
Similarity 91
Mapping 101
Guides and Agents 125
Cybertools from Text To Hypertext 143
Cybertools: Hierarchy with Hiermap, Viewfinder, and Navigation Diamond 153
Cybertools: Sequentialization with Paths 157
Cybertools: Similarity with Cybermap 163
Cybermap: System Architecture 171
Cybermap: Implementation Issues 183
Building Hierarchical Cybermaps 203
Cybertrees: Tree-Shaped Overview Maps 209
Introduction to Algorithm Animation 229
Animated Algorithms 235
User Interface Design for Algorithm Animation 243
Educational Aspects 251
Animating Proofs 257
The Art of Algorithm Animation 263
Algorithm Animation by Scripting 271
Related Work 287
VideoScheme System Overview 291
VideoScheme Language Overview 295
VideoScheme Applications 297
DAGS '92: CD-ROM 321
DAGS '95: On the Web 331
The Development Process 341
Extensions and Improvements 353
Glossary 363
References 367
Permissions Acknowledgments 385
Index 391
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