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JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
IV Year B.Tech. IT I-SemT P C
HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION
(ELECTIVE - I)
UNIT - I
Introduction : Importance of user Interface – definition, importance of good design. Benefits of good design. A brief history of Screen design.
UNIT - II
The graphical user interface – popularity of graphics, the concept of direct manipulation, graphical system, Characteristics, Web user – Interface popularity, characteristics- Principles of user interface.
UNIT - III
Design process – Human interaction with computers, importance of human characteristics human consideration, Human interaction speeds, understanding business junctions.
UNIT - IV
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.
UNIT - V
Windows – New and Navigation schemes selection of window, selection of devices based and screen based controls.
UNIT - VI
Components – text and messages, Icons and increases – Multimedia, colors, uses problems, choosing colors.
UNIT - VII
Software tools – Specification methods, interface – Building Tools.
UNIT - VIII
Interaction Devices – Keyboard and function keys – pointing devices – speech recognition digitization and generation – image and video displays – drivers.
TEXT BOOKS :
1. The essential guide to user interface design, Wilbert O Galitz, Wiley DreamaTech.
2. Designing the user interface. 3rd Edition Ben Shneidermann , Pearson Education Asia.
1. Human – Computer Interaction. ALAN DIX, JANET FINCAY, GRE GORYD, ABOWD, RUSSELL BEALG, PEARSON.
2. Interaction Design PRECE, ROGERS, SHARPS. Wiley Dreamtech,
3. User Interface Design, Soren Lauesen , Pearson Education.