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Cultural Aspect of Interaction Design beyond Human-Computer Interaction

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Over the past several decades, we have made many efforts to understand Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). But beyond HCI, we need a better understanding of Human-Culture Interaction not just for taking part in the cultural context, but also for developing the interactive experience of users. Therefore we propose a general framework for cultural product experience that applies to the mental models of designer and user and which can be experienced in Human-Culture Interaction. Then, based on the interactive experience of users with an aboriginal cultural object, the Linnak (a twin drinking cup), a modern Linnak was proposed to demonstrate how to design a successful cultural product using the human-culture interaction framework. The intended purpose of this paper is to provide a framework for examining the way designers interact across cultures and the interactive experience of users in the design process.


  • Interaction Design
  • User Experience
  • Cultural Product Design


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Lin, R., Lin, PH., Shiao, WS., Lin, SH. (2009). Cultural Aspect of Interaction Design beyond Human-Computer Interaction. In: Aykin, N. (eds) Internationalization, Design and Global Development. IDGD 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5623. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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