Organization of Broad Computer Menu Displays

@article{Parkinson1985OrganizationOB,
  title={Organization of Broad Computer Menu Displays},
  author={Stanley R. Parkinson and Norwood Sisson and Kathleen Snowberry},
  journal={International Journal of Man-Machine Studies},
  year={1985},
  volume={23},
  pages={689-697}
}
Sixty students performed simple menu selection with one of ten menus; each with 64 items arranged in four columns of 16 on a single frame. Target words consisted of eight items from each of eight categories. In eight categorized menus, words belonging to the same category were presented together in the display. Three factors were varied in the categorized menus: alphabetical vs categorial ordering of words within categories; spacing vs no additional spacing between category groups; and category… CONTINUE READING