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Dialogue design for dynamic systems

Alty, J.L. and Weir, G.R.S. (1987) Dialogue design for dynamic systems. In: ESPRIT '87: Achievements and Impact; Proceedings of the 4th Annual ESPRIT Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 28-29 September 1987. Elsevier, Amsterdam. ISBN 0444703330

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The growing complexity of man-machine systems requires greater attention in the design of information exchange across the man-machine interface. ‘Meaningful interaction’ is the goal of such design. This paper presents some background from human-computer interaction (HCI) and discusses potential insights from communication theory and from semiotics to dialogue design.