Defining an Interaction Model for Users with Autism: Towards an Autistic User Model

  • Andrés Mejía-FigueroaEmail author
  • J. Reyes Juárez-Ramírez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9177)


The consideration of Human Factors is an integral part of the design and development of any software system. User Models are used to represent the user’s characteristics in a computational environment, forming an integral part of Adaptive Interfaces, by enabling the adaptation of the interface to the user’s needs and attributes. In this paper we describe a proposed user model based on Executive Functions and a description of the planned case study, being users with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


User modelling Adaptive interfaces Usability Accessibility Autism spectrum disorder Executive functions 


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  • Andrés Mejía-Figueroa
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. Reyes Juárez-Ramírez
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Chemical Sciences and EngineeringAutonomous University of Baja CaliforniaTijuanaMexico

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