Shneiderman's Designing the User Interface: Fourth Edition Preview consists of the third edition of the text along with a free booklet containing material from the upcoming new edition and six months access to a companion Web site featuring additional content. The preview material includes two updated chapters and new content from the upcoming fourth edition of the book.Designing the User Interface provides a complete, current, and an authoritative introduction to user-interface design. Students will learn practical techniques and guidelines needed to develop good systems designssystems with interfaces the typical user can understand, predict, and control. The book covers a wide variety of topics, including the World Wide Web, information visualization, and computer-supported cooperative work. It contains early coverage of development methodologies, evaluation techniques, and user-interface building tools. The author provides provocative discussion of speech input/output, natural-language interaction, anthropomorphic design, virtual environments, and intelligent (software) agents.