Monday, 24 October 2016, 7:13 PM
Site: Learning Management System
Course: 601393 - Human Computer Interaction Course File (603393CF-11)
Glossary: hci g

white space

the parts of a graphical display that contain no graphical elements

command language

a structured set of expressions that a computer interprets as requests for information and services


an icon or other visual depiction used to represent the user in an information display


any individual or organization with an interest in the process or product of an analysis or design project

software logging

instrumentation of a system such that it automatically records and time-stamps user actions and system reactions


an operational model of a design or software development proposal, usually created for testing and feedback purposes


a technique used during the design of interactive systems in which the designer adopts a computational perspective on the task objects in a scenario.

analytic evaluation

usability evaluation based on a careful analysis or theoretical modeling of user interface features, usually carried out by usability experts


 when an inappropriate system goal is selected and pursued


information generated and communicated by a computer system in response to input from the user; typically it is provided to guide or confirm task-relevant behavior