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My First Search User Interface

  • Tatiana Gossen
  • Marcus Nitsche
  • Andreas Nürnberger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8416)

Abstract

This paper describes an adaptable search user interface whose main focus group are young users. In order to address continuous and – compared to middle-age users – relatively fast changes in cognitive, fine motor skills and other abilities of young users, we developed a first prototype of an evolving search user interface (ESUI). This ESUI is able to handle changes in design requirements. It is adaptable towards individual user characteristics allowing a flexible modification of the SUI in terms of UI element properties like font size, but also UI element types and their properties. In this work, the goal of SUI adaptation is emotional support for children because positive attitudes towards the system keep them motivated.

Keywords

search user interface adaptation context support human-computer interaction information retrieval 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatiana Gossen
    • 1
  • Marcus Nitsche
    • 1
  • Andreas Nürnberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Data and Knowledge Engineering Group, Faculty of Computer ScienceOtto von Guericke University MagdeburgGermany

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