Resources on the concept of


Visual Cues

Transient visual cues for scrolling: an empirical study, Victor Kaptelinin, Timo Mäntylä, Jan Åström, ACM CHI 2002

Abstract. The paper reports an empirical study, in which regular scrolling was compared with a novel scrolling technique featuring transient visual cues (TVC), that is, visual cues temporarily presented on a page to help the user locate new contents. An advantage of scrolling supported with TVC over traditional scrolling was found.

Benefits of Animated Scrolling, Christian Klein, Benjamin B. Bederson, HCIL, 2004

Abstract. We examined the benefits of animated scrolling using four speeds and three different document types in terms of task speed, accuracy and user preference. We considered reading tasks involving unformatted and formatted text documents, as well as counting tasks involving abstract symbol documents. We found that, compared with non-animated scrolling, animated scrolling significantly improves average task time, by up to 3.1% using 300 millisecond animations for reading documents and by up to 24% at 500 milliseconds for symbol documents. Animated scrolling also significantly decreases error rates for reading tasks by up to 54%, as well as improving subjective satisfaction.

Improved scrolling feedback, Meikel Stieding, 2005

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