Modeling the user in intelligent user interfaces

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A methodology for explicitly defining a model of a program's users and for evaluating the effectiveness of the user interface is presented. The development of an explicit user model will reduce user costs by both reducing the cost of software development and increasing user productivity. The components of the methodology are described, and an example of using the methodology in the development of an expert consultant system is given. The methodology can be useful in preliminary design and testing of such interactive software as electronic mail, information retrieval systems, editors, and management information systems.

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Stoddard, M.L. & Douglass, R.J. January 1, 1983.

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A methodology for explicitly defining a model of a program's users and for evaluating the effectiveness of the user interface is presented. The development of an explicit user model will reduce user costs by both reducing the cost of software development and increasing user productivity. The components of the methodology are described, and an example of using the methodology in the development of an expert consultant system is given. The methodology can be useful in preliminary design and testing of such interactive software as electronic mail, information retrieval systems, editors, and management information systems.

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Pages: 9

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • CHI '83 conference, Cambridge, MA, USA, 12 Dec 1983

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  • Other: DE83012664
  • Report No.: LA-UR-83-1392
  • Report No.: CONF-831202-2
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5500964
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093388

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Stoddard, M.L. & Douglass, R.J. Modeling the user in intelligent user interfaces, article, January 1, 1983; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093388/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.