Reading and writing with computers: A framework for explaining differences in performance

Wilfred J. Hansen, Christina Haas

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Several factors can influence the behavior of users as they read and write with computers. Recent research indicates that both quality and quantity depend upon page size, legibility, responsiveness and tangibility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1080-1089
Number of pages10
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 1988


  • Andrew
  • Computer-Human Interaction
  • Human Factors
  • Reading and Writing with Computers
  • Text Editing
  • User Interface
  • Word Processing

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