“Introduction To Hypertext And Hypermedia” Chaired by Jakob Nielsen

  • ©Jakob Nielsen, Hannah Kain, and John Leggett



Entry Number: 03


    Introduction To Hypertext And Hypermedia

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    Course Description

    This course gives attendees an introduction to the concepts of hypertext (non-sequential writing) and hypermedia (multimedia hypertext), the background for evaluating hypertext applications, and the ability to structure and design hypertext document systems with good human factors characteristics. Lecturers cover: the definition of hypertext and hypermedia, a survey of applications, some existing hypertext systems with demonstrations, user interface issues and problems, empirical testing, navigating large information spaces, automatic transformation of linear text files, and future developments, including technology transfer issues.

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    Mary Whitton


    Charles Babbage Institute Archives, University of Minnesota

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