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Shubin, Hal (2 links)

Items by Shubin, Hal.

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Resolving Conflicts between the Desktop and the Web
Workshop report includes classification of web usage.

This CHI 98 workshop described 3 types of web usage (plus a 4th type outside the browser):

  • Browsing: the most familiar web task
  • Performing transactions: more than just reading; providing information
  • Web applications: applications in browsers
  • Net applications: applications outside browsers

By Carola Fellenz, Jarmo Parkkinen and Hal Shubin.

Topics: CHI (16), Applets (6)
Authors: Fellenz, Carola (1); Parkkinen, Jarmo (1)
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October 20, 1998


Problems with Navigating in Web Applications
Usability problems with applications, where users perform actions.

Users get confused when the navigation models of the Web and applications collide. Specifically, users have trouble with:

  • Knowing where you are and where you are going
  • Losing users and losing work
  • Separating the browser & applications
  • Lack of context
  • Delays caused by network connections

By Hal Shubin & Margaret M. Meehan. Has downloadable version.

Topics: Design Tips (41), Applets (6)
Author: Meehan, Margaret (1)
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October 21, 1997

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