Accession Number:

ADA181988

Title:

Microcomputer Program Design Considerations for the Novice User

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

131.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this thesis is to present the issues and considerations related to the development and implementation of a user interface for a microcomputer-based application program. The interface design goal is to enable a novice user to fully utilize all application program functions with prior training or reference to a users manual. The results of the empirical evaluation of the user interface are presented together with analysis in support of the effectiveness of a proposed interface design methodology and interface design considerations. Keyword Accounting Computer program listings Pascal programming language IBM PC computers User interface programs.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE