A Trial Cartooning to Promote Understanding of a Scenario

  • Shigeyoshi IizukaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9734)


A cartoon is a mode of expression already accepted by all age groups, from children to adults. It is generally believed that expressing by a cartoon makes it possible to convey something that is easy to understand or interesting to readers, or both. This paper describes a trial cartooning of a scenario that reveals how to improve a scenario through cartoons. In this trial, four scenarios were chosen; they were cartooned using a digital cartooning, instead of being hand-drawn. This paper describes the details and results of the cartooning trials, as well as the implications of the results. Further research may estimate the validity of the produced cartoon and develop an approach for cartooning of a scenario in the future.


Persona-based scenario methodology Cartoon expression User experience Digital cartooning tool 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Business AdministrationKanagawa UniversityHiratuskaJapan

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