Information Theoretic Models of HCI: A Comparison of the Hick-Hyman Law and Fitts' Law


The Hick-Hyman Law and Fitts’ Law are two surviving human performance principles based on Shannon and Weaver’s (1949) Information Theory. In the early 1980s, Card, Moran, and Newell (1983) presented the laws as design principles for developers to maximize usability in the design of human–computer interfaces. A search of the current human–computer… (More)
DOI: 10.1207/s15327051hci2003_3


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