Multimedia and Hypertext: The Internet and Beyond by Jakob NielsenMultimedia and Hypertext: The Internet and Beyond by Jakob Nielsen

Multimedia and Hypertext: The Internet and Beyond

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Paperback | February 27, 1995

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Based on his best-selling HyperText and HpyerMedia, Jakob Nielsen takes hypertext a step further--to the Internet. Multimedia and Hypertext: The Internet and Beyond explores new and developing applications in multimedia and hypertext as well as offering coverage of the use of HTML (hypertext markup language) and the World Wide Web with interfaces such as Mosaic and Netscape.

* Includes a large number of richly illustrated examples of a wide variety of new hypermedia systems.
* Provides a range of strategies for overcoming information overload.
* Thorougly discusses a number of new applications, including distribution of hypertext tools via the Internet.
* Explains copyright issues for users and develeopers, and usability issues for hypertext.
* Forecasts the future of the field in the long and short term.

Called the world's leading expert on Web usability byUS News and World Report,Jakob Nielsen today serves as user advocate and principal of the Nielsen Norman Group. In the course of a career in which he held influential positions at Sun Microsystems, Bellcore, and IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center, Nielsen founded the "discount usabili...
Title:Multimedia and Hypertext: The Internet and BeyondFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pagesPublished:February 27, 1995Publisher:Morgan KaufmannLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125184085

ISBN - 13:9780125184083

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Defining Hypertext, Hypermedia, and Multimedia
Chapter 2: An Example of a Hypertext System
Chapter 3: The History of Hypertext
Chapter 4: Applications of Hypertext
Chapter 5: The Architecture of Hypertext Systems
Chapter 6: Hardware Support for Hypertext
Chapter 7: Hypertext in the Internet
Chapter 8: Coping with Information Overload
Chapter 9: Navigating Large Information Spaces
Chapter 10: Hypertext Usability
Chapter 11: Multimedia Authoring
Chapter 12: Repurposing Existing Content
Chapter 13: The Future of Multimedia and Hypertext
Appendix: Annotated Bibilography

From Our Editors

Reflecting the changes in the hypertext/multimedia market, this book includes illustrated examples of a variety of new hypermedia systems, particularly those related to the Internet, plus many examples of the use of Mosaic and the HTML.