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Affordance-Based Design of Physical Interfaces for Ubiquitous Environments

Sheridan, Jennifer and Kortuem, Gerd (2006) Affordance-Based Design of Physical Interfaces for Ubiquitous Environments. In: Third International Symposium, UCS 2006, 2006-10-112006-10-13, Seoul, Korea.

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    Abstract

    Physical interfaces have been proposed as a way to realize natural interactions with ubiquitous computing environments. The successful design of such interfaces requires design approaches that integrate aspects of our world which are usually treated separately in traditional system development approaches. This paper describes a design approach based on Gibson concept of affordance. We demonstrate an experimental method for studying object affordance and show how it can be applied to the design of a concrete physical interface artefact.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Journal or Publication Title: Third International Symposium, UCS 2006
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 1247 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 12775
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 26 Jun 2008 12:35
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 09:57
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12775

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