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Computers as theatre / Brenda Laurel

Main Author Laurel, Brenda Country Estados Unidos. Publication Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, cop. 1993 Description XXV, 227 p., [4] f. est. color. : il. ; 24 cm ISBN 0-201-55060-1 CDU 792.9:681.3 681.3:792.9
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Featuring a new chapter that takes the student through virtual reality and beyond, this book presents a new theory of human-computer activity. It shows how similar principles can help students understand what people experience when interacting with computers. The book also describes how the user's enjoyment of a computer system should be the biggest design consideration.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • á1 The Nature of the Best
  • á2 Dramatic Foundations
  • Part 1 Elements of Qualitative Structure
  • á3 Dramatic Foundations
  • Part 2 Orchestrating Action
  • á4 Dramatic Techniques for Orchestrating Human Response
  • á5 Design Principles for Human-Computer Activity
  • á6 New Directions in Human-Computer Activity
  • á7 Post-Virtual Reality: After the Hype is Over. 0201550601T04062001

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Brenda Laurel is a researcher, writer, and consultant in the areas of interactive media and interface design.

S. Joy Mountford , manager of the Human Interface Group, Apple Computer, Inc., conceived of and technically supported the development of this book.


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