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The Nature Of User Interface Design - The Role Of Domain Knowledge
Uppsala Universitet. (IT/HCI)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2411-6417
Uppsala Universitet.
Uppsala Universitet.
1996 (English)In: Domain Knowledge for Interactive System Design / [ed] A.G. Sutcliffe, F. Van Assche & D. Benyon, Springer London, 1996Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The importance and growing awareness of domain knowledge acquisition in information systems development and, especially, in the process of design of human-computer interfaces, are becoming more evident. In several in-house development projects, methods for efficiently capturing and utilising domain knowledge have been defined and tested (e.g., through the definition of domain specific style guides and analysis of information utilisation). Also, methods for modelling case handling work in general terms, which is the main application focus of our studies, have been developed and tested in larger organisations. This paper focuses on the relation between domain knowledge models and conceptual models in information system development and user models in human-computer interaction. Based on Norman's model of user perception of an existing computer system, different limitations are identified and possible extensions are discussed. By introducing the domain context, several additional models of the work task by the user, as well as the designer, occur. If the dynamic iterative system development process is regarded, additional models and dynamic changes in the models over time can be traced. Furthermore, these models are related to the state-of-the-art knowledge on mental models and domain modelling. Implications for design, such as work modelling, iterative system development, analysis of information utilisation, design and evaluation methods, are discussed.

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Springer London, 1996.
Keyword [en]
Mental Models, Design Methods, Domain Knowledge, Iterative System Development
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Human Computer Interaction
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-53034OAI: diva2:468584
NR 20140805Available from: 2011-12-21 Created: 2011-12-21Bibliographically approved

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