Performance Benefits of Simultaneous Over Sequential Menus as Task Complexity Increases

  title={Performance Benefits of Simultaneous Over Sequential Menus as Task Complexity Increases},
  author={Harry Hochheiser and Ben Shneiderman},
  journal={Int. J. Hum. Comput. Interaction},
To date, experimental comparisons of menu layouts have concentrated on variants of hierarchical structures of sequentially presented menus. Simultaneous menus layo ts which present multiple active menus on a screen at the same time – are an alte rn tive arrangement that may be useful in many web design situations. This paper describe s an experiment involving a between-subject comparison of simultaneous menu and their traditional sequential counterparts. Twenty experienced web users used eithe… CONTINUE READING
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