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Efficiently connecting textual and visual information in operating instructions

Tenbrink, T. and Maas, A. (2016) Efficiently connecting textual and visual information in operating instructions. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication., 58 (4). 346 - 366. DOI: 10.1109/TPC.2016.2517451

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Abstract

Most technical documents rely on a combination of text and visuals to communicate their messages. To achieve the desired effect of improved processing and comprehension of operating instructions, the text must guide readers in a clear way to the relevant visual information in order to avoid ambiguity and misinterpretation, and to ensure that the reader optimally benefits from the available information

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Arts and Humanities > School of Linguistics and English Language
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2016 03:16
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2016 03:12
ISSN: 0361-1434
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URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/6052
Identification Number: DOI: 10.1109/TPC.2016.2517451
Publisher: IEEE publishing
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