Multimedia Authoring

Multimedia Authoring : Building and Developing Documents

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This text addresses the creation of multi-media documents. It offers specific advice on when to use different kinds of information architecture, discusses the human-factors concepts that determine how information is used and retained, and then applies these findings to multimedia documents. It covers the high-livel issues concerning planners and authors of multimedia documents, as well as those involved in evaluating or purchasing multimedia platforms and packages. The text includes examples from Apple, Silicon Graphics, Macromedia, and Kaleida Labs and covers technical, aesthetic, and project management principles of design and production. It is accompanied by a disk with Macintosh HyperCardstacks and UNIX shell scripts.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 320 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 680.39g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • appendix, glossary, bibliography, index
  • 0122575601
  • 9780122575600

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Applicability - who needs on-line documents?; making music - how many tunes from only 88 keys?; storyboards - visual outlines; components - modules and links; structure - analyzing the information in your database; assumptions - right ones and wrong ones; road maps - how to get around in cyberspace; document structure; multiple projects - checklists, issues and questions.
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