The Choice of Communication Media and the Use of Mobile Phone among Senior Users and Young Users

  • Ayako Hashizume
  • Masaaki Kurosu
  • Takao Kaneko
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5068)


The use of communication media including the land line, the cell phone, the letter, the telegram, the cell phone mail, the PC mail, asking somebody to convey the message, and the face-to-face meeting was analyzed in accordance with the situation comparing senior users and young users. Senior users showed the tendency to stick to the old media such as the land line.


Communication Media Usability Cellular phone senior user Young user Artifact Development Theory (ADT) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayako Hashizume
    • 1
  • Masaaki Kurosu
    • 2
  • Takao Kaneko
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate School of Comprehensive Human ScienceUniversity of TsukubaJapan
  2. 2.National Institute of Multimedia Education (NIME), Research and Development Division Japan
  3. 3.School of Human SciencesWaseda UniversityJapan

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