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So, What Do You Want To See? Designing the User Interface for Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Navy An Interactive Multi-media Database Display


TitleSo, What Do You Want To See? Designing the User Interface for Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Navy An Interactive Multi-media Database Display
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsLoven, J.
Secondary TitleHypermedia & Interactivity in Museums, Proceedings of an International Conference
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedPittsburgh, PA
Keywordscase study, ICHIM91, Information retrieval, interactive exhibit design
Abstract

Producing the "Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Naw interactive mutti-media database display for the U.S. Navy Memorial Visitor Center raised Interesting design problems: How should over 3,000 historical photographs and accompanying data be classified? How should these classifications be developed to anticipate the needs of a very general public audience? How will the classification system be executed in software? A careful audience analysis and a very flexible software approach ultimately yielded a successful design.

URLhttp://www.archimuse.com/publishing/hypermedia/hypermedia.Ch20.pdf