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Unformatted text preview: Interaction Design Based on presentations credited at: http://prisms.cs.umass.edu/mcorner/cs325 Interaction • Pattern of behavior between actor and system. (user and thing) What factors should guide a design? Factors • Who are the users? • What activity is being carried out? • Where is the interaction taking place? Understanding Users • What are they good at? • What provides quality experiences? • Obtained through user testing Optimization “Premature optimization is the root of all evil” Donald Knuth Optimization • How can you better match the user’s activities/needs to an interface? • Will adding this for Janet make this worse for Beverly? • Is this better? Or just different? What is interaction design? Some Quotes • Designing interactive products to support the way people communicate and interact in their everyday and working lives. - Sharp, Rogers and Preece (2007) • The design of spaces for human communication and interaction - Winograd (1997) The Draper Essay Also your reading for the night. Spoilers. Gulfs of Execution...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course COMPSCI 325 taught by Professor Dunn during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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