Complex System HCI as a Triangle of Interface, Content, and Person Interaction

  • Michael J. AlbersEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 850)


For complex systems, the human-system interaction alone should not be the focus of the design problem. Complex system HCI needs to move well beyond human-interface concerns and consider how the triangle formed by interface, content, and person interact within the situational context. Complicating the design of the triangle is that reality implies not a single person, but many people (different audiences) each with varying information needs, which implies dynamic content and may require varying interactions.


Complex information Information creation Content HCI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EnglishEast Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA

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