A comprehensive review of the current state of research and use of task analysis for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), this multi-authored and diligently edited handbook offers the best reference source available on this diverse subject whose foundations
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The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction

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A comprehensive review of the current state of research and use of task analysis for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), this multi-authored and diligently edited handbook offers the best reference source available on this diverse subject whose foundations
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  • ISBN-13: 9781410609403
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 568
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Pt. I Foundations
1 Understanding Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction 5
2 Working Through Task-Centered System Design 49
3 Hierarchical Task Analysis 67
4 GOMS Models for Task Analysis 83
5 Scenario-Based Task Analysis 117
6 Comparing Task Models for User Interface Design 135
7 DUTCH: Designing for Users and Tasks from Concepts to Handles 155
Pt. II IT Industry Perspectives
8 A Multicultural Approach to Task Analysis: Capturing User Requirements for a Global Software Application 179
9 The JIET Design Process for e-Business Applications 193
10 User-System Interaction Scripts 221
11 Task Layer Maps: A Task Analysis Technique for the Rest of Us 231
12 Task Analysis for e-Commerce and the Web 247
13 Using Task Data in Designing the Swanwick Air Traffic Control Centre 263
Pt. III Human Perspectives
14 Task Analysis Through Cognitive Archeology 279
15 Cognitive Task Analysis in Interacting Cognitive Subsystems 291
16 Critical Decision Method Data Analysis 327
17 Using Task Analysis for Information Requirements Specification: The Sub-Goal Template (SGT) Method 347
18 Task Analysis for Error Identification 367
19 Trigger Analysis: Understanding Broken Tasks 381
20 The Application of Human Ability Requirements to Virtual Environment Interface Design and Evaluation 401
21 Activity Theory: Another Perspective on Task Analysis 423
Pt. IV Computing Perspectives
22 Choosing the Right Task-modeling Notation: A Taxonomy 445
23 Environments for the Construction and Use of Task Models 467
24 ConcurTaskTrees: An Engineered Notation for Task Models 483
25 Using Formal Specification Techniques for the Modeling of Tasks and the Generation of Human-Computer User Interface Specifications 503
26 One Goal, Many Tasks, Many Devices: From Abstract User Task Specification to User Interfaces 531
27 Linking Task and Dialogue Modeling: Toward an Integrated Software Engineering Method 551
Pt. V Today and Tomorrow
28 The Psychology of Task Analysis Today 569
29 Experiences People Value: The New Frontier for Task Analysis 585
30 Wishing on a sTAr: The Future of Task Analysis 603
Author Index 621
Subject Index 631
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