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Using task analysis for information requirements specification: The SGT method.

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Using task analysis for information requirements specification: The SGT method. / Ormerod, Thomas C.; Shepherd, A.

The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction.. ed. / Dan Diaper; Neville A. Stanton. London : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.

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Ormerod, TC & Shepherd, A 2004, Using task analysis for information requirements specification: The SGT method. in D Diaper & NA Stanton (eds), The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction.. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, London.

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Ormerod, T. C., & Shepherd, A. (2004). Using task analysis for information requirements specification: The SGT method. In D. Diaper, & N. A. Stanton (Eds.), The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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Ormerod TC, Shepherd A. Using task analysis for information requirements specification: The SGT method. In Diaper D, Stanton NA, editors, The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction.. London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 2004

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Ormerod, Thomas C. ; Shepherd, A. / Using task analysis for information requirements specification: The SGT method. The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction.. editor / Dan Diaper ; Neville A. Stanton. London : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.

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