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 most well liked subject matters in modern HCI: cultural range among clients. For a few years the HCI neighborhood has been investigating possible choices to reinforce the layout of cross-cultural structures. so much contributions so 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 viewpoint – the authors invite HCI practitioners to think about tips to divulge and converse the assumption of cultural variety. an in depth case examine is integrated which assesses the metaphors’ capability in cross-cultural layout and assessment. the implications convey that cultural point of view metaphors have powerful epistemic energy, leveraged by means of 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 learn staff on the Departamento de Informática of Rio de Janeiro's Pontifical Catholic collage (PUC-Rio).

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