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The effect of task complexity on user interfaces

Nancy A. Reinhard

The effect of task complexity on user interfaces

a comparison of command language interface and direct manipulation interfaces

by Nancy A. Reinhard

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSengupta, Kishore
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25598395M

tools and metrics to automate the evaluation of user interfaces in early stages. To sum up, this work addresses the lack of effective tools and techniques to evaluate the complexity of user interfaces during software development. So, automated tools can play a significant role in evaluating of the complexity of user interfaces. 17File Size: KB. to investigate the joint effects of task complexity and resource-directing vs. resource-dispersing on l2 learners' written performance measured in terms of accuracy. Statement of the problem and purpose of the study The present study investigates the effect of File Size: KB.

The Decision-Making Task Complexity Model has its roots in Newell and Simon's () Information Processing Theory. The Model includes two components, content and context, The effect of change Cited by: This study provides insight into the inconsistent findings on the impact of task complexity on performance by identifying the mediating role of task motivation in the effect of task complexity on DSS motivation and the interactive impact of DSS motivation and DSS use on performance. A research model is proposed to test the mediating and interaction : Siew H. Chan, Qian Song, Lee Jian Yao.

Command interfaces λ User types commands to give instructions to the system e.g. UNIX λ May be implemented using cheap terminals. λ Easy to process using compiler techniques λ Commands of arbitrary complexity can be created by command combination λ Concise interfaces requiring minimal typing can be createdFile Size: KB. To decide on the complexity of the user interface it is important to consider all possible user interfaces for the ePS system. We should also reflect on a variety of categories which include simple data input, static view of the data, customisable views, dynamic view of the data and interactive graphs.


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Calhoun: The NPS Institutional Archive Theses and Dissertations Thesis Collection The effect of task complexity on user interfaces: a comparison of command language interface and.

Minimizing Complexity In User Interfaces (via @smashingmag) - Clean. Easy to use. User-friendly. Intuitive. This mantra is proclaimed by many but often gets lost in translation. The culprit: complexity. How one deals with complexity can make or break an application.

A complex interface can disorient the user in a mild case and completely alienate them in an extreme case. But if you take. Eighteen participants joined this study and completed required tasks.

The results showed that there was a significant effect of type of conversation on task completion time and number of queries per task. Task complexity significantly extended task completion time and Author: Jingya Guo, Da Tao, Chen Yang.

Over the two decades, task-based language teaching and learning has become a bourgeoning area of research in SLA. Given the paucity of research on the effects of task-complexity on written productions, this study intends to examine the effects of manipulating task complexity along resources- directing factors on L2 learners’ written by: Task complexity definitions and models in the literature are reviewed from structuralist, resource requirement, and interaction viewpoints.

Various existing task complexity definitions are summarized. effect, but only at lower task complexity. These results suggest that as task complexity decreases, the effects of latency increase, which corroborates prior findings in the HCI literature.

However, with la-tency coarsely binned, we are unable to pinpoint the threshold at which latency becomes a significant factor in usersearch strategies. the degree for the need to integrate complicated interactions among different mental and physical aspects of a task. The task having multiple complications in it is called task complexity.

TASK COMPLEXITY: "Task complexity is the degree of complicated actions needed to complete a task.". lexical variety, complexity, and syntactic complexity.

Whereas the effect of task complexity on oral language production has caught many researchers‟ attention in the past twenty years, there is considerably less research on how different complexity levels of task influence written output of FL learners.

This study was therefore intended to first. Modeling users in order to design appropriate interfaces and interactions or to simulate a specific user behavior is an ambitious task. When using user model attributes to design an interface as.

The Effect of Task Complexity and Language Proficiency on Task-Based Language Performance Tomohito Ishikawa Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo This study examined the effects of task complexity and language proficiency on L2 written narrative production based on the analyses of 52 written narratives produced by Japanese high school students underCited by:   Task complexity was operationalized as the absence versus presence of content support.

Participants’ writing behaviors were recorded via keystroke logging software. Four writers, drawn from groups performing simple and complex tasks, additionally engaged in stimulated by: The influence of task complexity on second language (L2) writing performance has been researched near-exclusively in relation to the linguistic complexity of the learners’ written products, while only limited attention has been paid to the online writing Size: KB.

Modeling users in order to design appropriate interfaces and interactions or to simulate a specific user behavior is an ambitious task. When using user model attributes to design an interface as well as its interactions we focus tasks at different levels of by: 2.

Task-based Interfaces Task-based interfaces have "Action buttons" that "mean" something of the business. For example you could have a "Correct Address" button to signify that you are changing the address because it contained a typo and the address in fact "conceptually" is the same, only that now it.

2: The Evaluation of Search User Interfaces Throughout this book, the merits of an interface are assessed from a usability perspective; this chapter discusses how these assessments are done. It is surprisingly difficult to design a usable new search interface, and perhaps even harder to convincingly assess its usability (Draper and Dunlop.

the intervening effect of task motivation in the relationship between task complexity and DSS motivation. This phenomenon can be explained by the direct and indirect relationships among task complexity, task motivation, and DSS motivation.

First, the DSS attenuates cognitive effort associated with use of theFile Size: KB. Although task complexity is expected to be a key determinant of information processing, decision strategy, cognitive load, goal-setting effect, and intrinsic motivation and satisfaction of the task performer (Campbell, ; Gill and Hicks, ), the study on task complexity has been criticized for its conceptual problems (Wood et al., Cited by: On the Effect of Task-Complexity-Based Instruction of Incidental Vocabulary on Iranian Academic Learners’ Vocabulary Learning.

Though extensive work has been appropriated to probing different perspectives of task-based instruction and its usefulness in pedagogy, it still seems that meager heed has been given to the implications of task.

The chapter discusses the question to what extent the effect of task complexity on linguistic performance in L2 writing and speaking is influenced by the mode in which the tasks have to be performed (oral versus written).

The majority of studies which have been conducted so far in the framework of either the Limited Attentional Capacity Model (Skehan, ; Skehan & Foster, ) or the. As systems grow in complexity this bad fit can consume vast amounts of time and money.

There is a way out, and that is a task-based user interface, one which presents the user with options and actions which fit the problem domain of the software, rather than those which appear to manipulate data in trivial ways. Change of Address Example. Task complexity affected info-type use (RQ1–RQ3) —Our results found that task complexity had an effect on which info-types participants perceived to be useful pre- and post-task (RQ1) and on which info-types participants used during the task (RQ2).

Additionally, task complexity affected which info-types participants were motivated to seek.Support for the concept is provided from the psychological literature. Instantiations of the concept are found in existing user interfaces.

A task analysis of an existing interface's input activities and how to convert these to Graspable user interface devices is presented.1. Introduction In this study I want to look at the effect of task complexity on the relationship between team-based incentives and performance.

I will thus try to find whether task complexity is a moderating variable in the relation between incentives and performance and specifically try to find.