Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology

, Volume 27, Issue 8, pp 2409–2412 | Cite as

A function-behavior-structure framework for quantification and reproduction of emotional haptic experience in using an electronic device

  • Il-ju Bae
  • Soo-Hong LeeEmail author
  • Hyung-seok Ok
  • Jaein Lee


A user’s haptic experience in using an electronic device is related to the continuous and dynamic variances of the structural state of the device. Since the changes of the structural component cause complex changes of the dynamics, it is difficult to predict the user’s experience. We propose a function-behavior-structure framework to predict and improve the user’s experience. The framework consists of the function layer model, the behavior layer model, and the structure layer model. Especially, the independent behavior model to the device is based on a physical phenomenon. Finally, an optimized structure which produces an ideal haptic experience for a cell phone is suggested.


Cell phone Function-behavior-structure Haptic experience Human-computer interaction 


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© The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Il-ju Bae
    • 1
    • 2
  • Soo-Hong Lee
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hyung-seok Ok
    • 2
  • Jaein Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringYonsei UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Production Research InstituteLG Electronics Inc.Gyeonggi-doKorea

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