Accession Number:

AD0647371

Title:

LEGIBILITY OF ALPHANUMERIC CHARACTERS AND OTHER SYMBOLS. 2. A REFERENCE HANDBOOK

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS WASHINGTONDC INST FOR APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-02-10

Pagination or Media Count:

449.0

Abstract:

The major psychological findings and data in the field of the legibility of alphanumeric characters and other symbols are provided. Summaries and extracts of information for 203 experimental, developmental, review, and other legibility reports are presented and are multiply indexed in depth by 1 a matrix, cross-reference index article versus functional variables - environmental typographical, 2 author indexes alphabetical and chronological, and 3 a character-face-name index. These Handbook entries are further indexed by the permuted title index in NBS Miscellaneous Publication No. 262-1, Legibility of Alphanumeric Characters and Other Symbols I. A Permuted Title Index and Bibliography. Selected samples of several important experimental and other faces are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE