[openbeos-cdt] Re: Areas of interest for CDT

  • From: Eddy Groen <eddyspeeder@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:50:02 +0100

2009/11/12 Johan Aires Rastén <johan@xxxxxxxx>

> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Eddy Groen <eddyspeeder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Ad.2: "User-friendliness": is too vague a term as this definition
> strongly
> > differs among users. "Human-computer interaction" applies better here,
> > involving the question "does the computer do what the user wants?"
> Ok, maybe not the best word, that's why I added the explanation :)
> What I meant by this category is how the computer presents information
> to the user. For example how well in conveys which actions are
> possible, the consequences of these actions, help texts and of course
> pure data.
> Getting the computer to understand the user is what I tried to
> describe with category 1. I also think that everything we talk about
> on this list falls within HCI, as it's a rather wide field of science.

Based on what you write, there are actually two categories:

"Interface conceptualization and user aiding"

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