Elementary propositions for leisure read and to evoke interest in deeper follow-ups.
Monday, October 15, 2007
Hick-Hyman law, is a human-computer interactionmodel that describes the time it takes for a user to make a decision as a function of the possible choices he or she has. Given n equally probable choices, the average reaction time T required to choose among them is approximately
T = blog2(n + 1)
where b is a constant that can be determined empirically by fitting a line to measured data.