Designing an Interface to Optimize Reading with Small Display Windows

  title={Designing an Interface to Optimize Reading with Small Display Windows},
  author={Tarjin Rahman and Paul Muter},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  pages={106 - 117}
  • T. RahmanP. Muter
  • Published 16 November 1998
  • Computer Science
  • Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
The extent of electronic presentation of text in small display windows is mushrooming. In the present paper, 4 ways of presenting text in a small display window were examined and compared with a normal page condition: rapid serial visual presentation (RSVP), RSVP with a completion meter, sentence-by-sentence presentation, and sentence-by-sentence presentation with a completion meter. Dependent measures were reading efficiency (speed and comprehension) and preference. For designers of hardware… 

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