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Extending the Situated Function-Behaviour-Structure Framework for User-Centered Software Design

  • Matthias Uflacker
  • Alexander Zeier
Conference paper

We present an ontological extension for the situated function-behaviour-structure framework to explicitly integrate the notion of user needs into the model and take it as an able platform for mapping core elements of user-centered software design to the framework. This allows us to reason about user-centered design as a conceptual and reflective conversation on interrelated design representations in a social and dynamic context. Our model points out the requirement for computational design support to assist designers in sensing design information in context, and provides a basis for understanding informational demands of design teams in user-centered software engineering projects.

Keywords

External World Design Representation Design Team External Representation Transactive Memory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Uflacker
    • 1
  • Alexander Zeier
    • 1
  1. 1.Hasso Plattner Institute for IT Systems EngineeringGermany

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