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Notes for the Conceptual Design of Interfaces

  • Simone Santini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4215)

Abstract

This paper presents a design method for user interfaces based on some ideas from conversation analysis. The method uses interaction diagram and it is conceived to design the overall flow of conversation between the user and the computer system in an abstract way, as an architectural prolegomenon to the designer’s choice of the actual interface elements that will be used.

Keywords

Sign System Class Diagram Interface Element Design Instrument Conversation Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simone Santini
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  1. 1.Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain University of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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