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Participatory analysis of mobile diaries to inform the design of ridesharing systems

Mirisaee, Seyed Hadi, Donovan, Jared, Brereton, Margot, & Roe, Paul (2012) Participatory analysis of mobile diaries to inform the design of ridesharing systems. In Participatory Innovation Conference 2012, 12-14 January 2012, Swinburne Lilydale Conference Centre, Melbourne, VIC.

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Abstract

In many “user centred design” methods, participants are used as informants to provide data but they are not involved in further analysis of that data. This paper investigates a participatory analysis approach in order to identify the strengths and weaknesses of involving participants collaboratively in the requirements analysis process. Findings show that participants are able to use information that they themselves have provided to analyse requirements and to draw upon that analysis for design, producing insights and suggestions that might not have been available otherwise to the design team. The contribution of this paper is to demonstrate an example of a participatory analysis process.

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ID Code: 48211
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: participatory analysis, ridesharing, travel diary, mobile diary
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Design Innovation (120302)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 [please consult authors]
Deposited On: 24 Jan 2012 09:39
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2012 08:42

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