Methodology for the Development of Interface Design Guidelines Based on Local Cultural Dimensions

  • Zurida IshakEmail author
  • Azizah Jaafar
  • Norshita Mat Nayan
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 528)


This paper will discuss the methodology for the development of interface design according to cultural dimensions of Malaysian culture. This paper will discuss previous works of cultural interface design development and the application of Malaysian cultural dimensions in interface design.


Culture Dimensions Interface Design Interface Components 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zurida Ishak
    • 1
    Email author
  • Azizah Jaafar
    • 1
  • Norshita Mat Nayan
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute Visual InformaticUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia

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