“The effect of System Response Time on interactive computer aided problem solving” by Goodman and Spence

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    The effect of System Response Time on interactive computer aided problem solving



    The effects of System Response Time, SRT, on interactive graphical problem solving were investigated for fixed SRT’s of 0.16, 0.72 and 1.49 seconds. The object was to demonstrate the importance or otherwise of even small SRT values for interactive graphical problem solving of a type which often occurs in Computer Aided Design. A SRT of 1.49 sec was found to degrade performance by about 50%, measured by problem solution time, compared with that found for 0.16 and 0.72 seconds.


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