New PDF release: A Journey Through Cultures: Metaphors for Guiding the Design

By Luciana Cardoso de Castro Salgado,Carla Faria Leitão,Clarisse Sieckenius de Souza

ISBN-10: 144714113X

ISBN-13: 9781447141136

ISBN-10: 1447160630

ISBN-13: 9781447160632

A trip via Cultures addresses one of many preferred issues in modern HCI: cultural variety among clients. For a couple of years the HCI group has been investigating choices to reinforce the layout of cross-cultural platforms. such a lot contributions thus far have both a ‘design for every’ or a ‘design for all’ strategy.

A trip via Cultures takes a truly various process. Proponents of CVM – the Cultural point of view Metaphors point of view – the authors invite HCI practitioners to consider the way to divulge and speak the assumption of cultural range. a close case examine is integrated which assesses the metaphors’ capability in cross-cultural layout and overview. the consequences exhibit that cultural point of view metaphors have powerful epistemic energy, leveraged through a mixture of theoretic foundations coming from Anthropology, Semiotics and the authors’ personal paintings in HCI and Semiotic Engineering.

Luciana Salgado, Carla Leitão and Clarisse de Souza are individuals of SERG, the Semiotic Engineering study team on the Departamento de Informática of Rio de Janeiro's Pontifical Catholic college (PUC-Rio).

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