Structuring the field of HCI: An empirical study of experts' representations
This paper presents the results of empirical study of mental representations of the field of HCI, obtained by statistical analysis. Eight HCI experts participating in the study were asked to classify the papers presented at the EWHCI'92 Conference. The results show satisfactory agreement between the experts' classifications, as well as high interpretability of the group data. Some conclusions about the implicit “cognitive map” of the HCI field are discussed in the paper.
KeywordsActivity Theory Human Computer Interaction Cluster Tree Conference Programme Conference Session
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