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Towards a unified view of intuitive interaction : definitions, models and tools across the world

Blackler, Alethea Liane & Hurtienne, Jorn (2007) Towards a unified view of intuitive interaction : definitions, models and tools across the world. MMI-Interaktiv, 13(2007), pp. 36-54.

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Abstract

Two previously independent approaches to investigating intuitive interaction in Aus-tralia and Germany are described and compared. Both definitions are based on the literature and so agree very closely, involving the non-conscious use of prior knowl-edge for intuitive interaction. Models have been devised by both groups: a continuum of intuitive interaction and a continuum of prior knowledge. Although there are points of difference in the models it is found that these are minimal and that the models are complementary. Tools like design methodologies, design principles, questionnaires, and an online database have been devised by the two groups that can contribute to helping designers in making user interfaces more intuitive to use.

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ID Code: 19116
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: intuitive interaction, intuitive use, metaphor, design methodology
ISSN: 1439-7854
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 [please consult the authors]
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Deposited On: 25 Mar 2009 13:57
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 00:50

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