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Assessing the Impact of Graphical Design Interfaces on Design Efficiency and Effectiveness

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Christopher Ligetti

Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

Timothy W. Simpson

Departments of Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering and Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

Mary Frecker

Department of Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

Russell R. Barton

Management Science and Information Systems, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

Gary Stump

Department of Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 3(2), 144-154 (Jun 30, 2003) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1583757 History: Received September 01, 2002; Revised April 01, 2003; Online June 30, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
Topics: Design , Delays , Errors
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Overall Experimentation Strategy
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Graphical Design Interface for I-Beam Example
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Text-based Design Interface for I-Beam Example
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Graphical Design Interface for Desk Lamp Example
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Text-based Design Interface for Desk Lamp Example
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Impact of Response Delay on Error and Completion Time for I-Beam GDI
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Typical Search Results When Moving Input Slider Bars One-at-a-Time
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Comparison of Performance on Graphical and Text-Based Design Interfaces

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