Reading Text from Computer Screens

  title={Reading Text from Computer Screens},
  author={Carol Bergfeld and Linda J. Weldon},
  journal={ACM Comput. Surv.},
This paper reviews empirical studies concerning the readability of text from computer screens. The review focuses on the form and physical attributes of complex, realistic displays of text material. Most studies comparing paper and computer screen readability show that screens are less readable than paper. There are many factors that could affect the readability of computer screens. The factors explored in this review are the features of characters, the formatting of the screen, the contrast… CONTINUE READING