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A journey through cultures : metaphors for guiding the design of cross-cultural interactive systems

Author: Luciana Cardoso de Castro Salgado; Carla Faria Leitão; Clarisse Sieckenius De Souza
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Human-computer interaction series.
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A Journey Through Cultures addresses one of the hottest topics in contemporary HCI: cultural diversity amongst users. For a number of years the HCI community has been investigating alternatives to enhance the design of cross-cultural systems. Most contributions to date have followed either a 'design for each' or a 'design for all' strategy. A Journey Through Cultures takes a very different approach. Proponents of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: A journey through cultures
(NL-LeOCL)341503398
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luciana Cardoso de Castro Salgado; Carla Faria Leitão; Clarisse Sieckenius De Souza
ISBN: 9781447141143 1447141148 144714113X 9781447141136
OCLC Number: 808368412
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
Semiotic Engineering and Culture --
Cultural Viewpoint Metaphors --
A Case Study: Re-designing the AVIS Website --
Final Discussion.
Series Title: Human-computer interaction series.
Responsibility: by Luciana Cardoso de Castro Salgado, Carla Faria Leitão, Clarisse Sieckenius de Souza.
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Presents novel ways for helping HCI designers communicate why they want to promote users' contact with cultural diversity, presenting five cultural viewpoint metaphors supporting reasoning and  Read more...

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