JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
II Year MCA IV Semester
HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION
Introduction: Importance of user Interface – definition, importance of good design.
Benefits of good design. A brief history of Screen design,
The graphical user interface – popularity of graphics, the concept of direct manipulation,
graphical system, Characteristics, Web user – Interface popularity, characteristics-
Principles of user interface.
Design process – Human interaction with computers, importance of human
characteristics human consideration, Human interaction speeds, understanding business
Screen Designing:- Design goals – Screen planning and purpose, organizing screen
elements, ordering of screen data and content – screen navigation and flow – Visually
pleasing composition – amount of information – focus and emphasis – presentation
information simply and meaningfully – information retrieval on web – statistical graphics
– Technological consideration in interface design.
Windows – New and Navigation schemes selection of window, selection of devices
based and screen based controls.
Components – text and messages, Icons and increases – Multimedia, colors, uses
problems, choosing colors.
Software tools – Specification methods, interface – Building Tools.
Interaction Devices – Keyboard and function keys – pointing devices – speech
recognition digitization and generation – image and video displays – drivers.
The essential guide to user interface design, Wilbert O Galitz, Wiley DreamTech.
Designing the user interface. 3rd Edition Ben Shneidermann , Pearson Education
1. Human – Computer Interaction. Alan Dix, Janet Fincay, Gre Goryd, Abowd, Russell
Bealg, Pearson Education
2. Interaction Design Prece, Rogers, Sharps. Wiley Dreamtech,
3. User Interface Design, Soren Lauesen , Pearson Education.
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