Laws of visual perception and their consequences for the user interface

F.L. Nes, van

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    Knowledge of visual perception is needed to display text and graphics in an effective and efficient way. This paper therefore describes the visual processes involved in reading and the effects of typography. spatiallayout and text colours on legibility. Some information is given on graphics, as an alternative for text and as the main constituent of graphical user interfaces.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHuman-machine communication for educational systems design
    EditorsM.D. Brouwer-Janse, T.L. Harrington
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    Number of pages11
    ISBN (Print)0-387-57748-3
    Publication statusPublished - 1994

    Publication series

    NameNATO ASI Series F: Computer and systems sciences
    ISSN (Print)1387-6694


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