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Multimedia and Hypertext,
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.
Preface A Multitude of Hypertext and Multimedia Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Defining Hypertext, Hypermedia, and Multimedia Narrower Definitions of Hypertext Hypermedia: Multimedia Hypertext Hypertext and Regular Computer Applications The Hype about Hypertext Chapter 2: An Example of a Hypertext System Chapter 3: The History of Hypertext Memex (1945) Augment/NLS (1962-1976) Xanadu (1965) Hypertext Editing System (1967) and FRESS (1968) Aspen Movie Map (1978) KMS (1983) Hyperties (1983) NoteCards (1985) Symbolics Document Examiner (1985) Intermedia (1985) Guide (1986) HyperCard (1987) Hypertext Grows Up Chapter 4: Applications of Hypertext Computer Applications Business Applications Intellectual Applications Educational Applications Entertainment and Leisure Applications Chapter 5: The Architecture of Hypertext Systems Nodes Links Hypertext Engines Open Hypertext Integrating Hypertext Ideas into Other Environments Chapter 6: Hardware Support for Hypertext Problems with the Computer Screen Pointing Devices Can Text-Only Computers Be Used for Hypertext CD-ROM as a Storage Device Chapter 7: Hypertext in the Internet Accessing Hypertext Through the Internet The World Wide Web and Mosaic HTML Hyper-G and Harmony Half-Dead Hypertext and the Electronic Business Card Chapter 8: Coping with Information Overload Information Retrieval Human Editing Interest Voting and Readwear The n of 2n Approach Chapter 9: Navigating Large Information Spaces Overview Diagrams Navigational Dimensions and Metaphors Chapter 10: Hypertext Usability Usability Parameters for Hypertext Survey of Benchmark Research Non-Benchmark Studies The Larger Picture Chapter 11: Multimedia Authoring Usability for Authors Separate Interfaces for Writers Cooperative Authoring The Authority of the Author Chapter 12: Repurposing Existing Content Conversion The Manual of Medical therapeutics Oxford English Dictionary Chapter 13: The Future of Multimedia and Hypertext What Happened to the Predictions from my Earlier Book? Short-Term Future: Three to Five Years Medium-Term Future: Five to Ten Years Long-Term Future: Ten to Twenty Years Hypermedia Publishing: Monopoly or Anarchy? A Summary: Hypertext versus the Competition Appendix: Annotated Bibilography Surveys Societies Compendium Conferences Journals and Magazines Videotapes Books about the Internet Classics Alphabetical Listing of Papers and Books Far Out Stuff Index Series: Interactive Technologies