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Coding Schemes for Observational Studies of Usability in Collaborative Tangible User Interfaces

  • Tarfah Alrashed
  • Almaha Almalki
  • Salma Aldawood
  • Anas Alfaris
  • Areej Al-WabilEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 528)

Abstract

With the growing complexity in Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs) and their integration in the decision-making process, user acceptance of these TUI systems continues to be an important issue. Drawing upon recent findings in computer-mediated communication, human computer interaction, computer-supported-cooperative work, and social psychology, the present research extends the coding schemes for observational video analysis by incorporating the variables of communication and collaboration in the context of systems designed for urban planning and modeling.

Keywords

Coding scheme TUI HCI User experience Complex systems Urban planning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tarfah Alrashed
    • 1
  • Almaha Almalki
    • 1
  • Salma Aldawood
    • 1
  • Anas Alfaris
    • 1
    • 2
  • Areej Al-Wabil
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Center for Complex Engineering SystemsKing Abdulaziz City for Science and TechnologyRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)CambridgeUSA
  3. 3.College of Computer and Information SciencesPrince Sultan UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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