Publisher: The MIT Press; First edition (May 25, 1988)
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textual content, ConText, and HyperText provides fresh advancements in 3 comparable and significant components of technical verbal exchange: the layout of potent documentation; the influence of latest know-how and learn on technical writing; and the educational and administration of technical writers. The members are all professionals drawn from universities and who're lively in defining and studying the position of computing in technical documentation and the function of documentation within the improvement of computing expertise. this primary synthesis in their varied yet similar study offers a distinct conceptualization of the sector of pcs and writing and documentation. The publication first examines options for writing on-line documentation and the worth of usability trying out. It provides new study into the effect of human components in display layout and designing on-line support, and appears on the impression of machine publishing on documentation, and at visible literacy and photo layout. synthetic intelligence and documentation processing are then addressed with dialogue of information acquisition, automatic formatting in specialist platforms, and rfile databases; the makes use of of HyperText in documentation; and the way forward for technical writing during this new setting. textual content, ConText, and HyperText concludes by way of studying the learning and administration of documentation teams: how they "learn to jot down" in undefined, administration of large-scale documentation tasks and their impact on product improvement; and the "two cultures" of engineering and documentation. textual content, ConText, and HyperText is integrated within the info platforms sequence, edited by means of Michael Lesk.