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 Tid: Onsdag 1997-10-22, 13:15-15:00
Plats: MIT-huset, MC 413

Andreas Lund: Designing for the embodied mind: an experientialist approach to user interface design

During the seminar I will contrast the traditional, cognitivist approach to interface design, with an alternative I term experintial interface design. The traditional approach sees interface metaphors (and other components of the system image) as a medium of communication between the designer and the users;

the aim is for the user to develop a mental model that matches that of the designer as closely as possible. In contrast, experiential interface design sees the designer as a creator of possible user experiences. The approach is based on the linguistic-philosophical theory of Lakoff and Johnson, which sees meaning as metaphorical projection of bodily experiences. Finally, I present SchemaSpace, a virtual environment for information visualisation and exploration, in order to illustrate an experientialist interface



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Kenneth Nilsson


Senast šndrad: 2001-03-06 | Thomas Ahlmark | Utskrift