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How users manipulate deformable displays as input devices
TLDR
It was found that when a display material gave more freedom from deformation, the level of consensus of gestures among the users as well as the intuitiveness and preferences were all enhanced.
Once a Kind Friend is Now a Thing: Understanding How Conversational Agents at Home are Forgotten
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It is found that voice interface, physical form, and at-home installation affect users' perceptions and expectations of smart speakers.
Cultural difference and mobile phone interface design: icon recognition according to level of abstraction
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UI elements which would be influenced by cultural traits in interaction between user and mobile phone were extracted and hypotheses related to the UI elements were proposed and suggest a possibility of cultural impact on icon recognition according to the level of abstraction.
Social or Financial Goals?: Comparative Analysis of User Behaviors in Couchsurfing and Airbnb
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The human relationship, rather than a house, is discovered as the primary shared asset and the primary satisfaction feature for Couchsurfing users.
Facilitating Dynamics of Focus Group Interviews in East Asia: Evidence and Tools by Cross-Cultural Study
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The findings from theoretical reviews and experiments provided practical guidelines to conducting focus group interviews in East Asia and showed differences in participants’ behaviours and attitudes.
A Cross-Cultural Comparative Study of Users' Perceptions of a Webpage: With a Focus on the Cognitive Styles of Chinese, Koreans and Americans
This study aims to reveal the relationship between cognitive style and webpage perception. In particular, webpage perception of people with different cognitive styles is compared. Based on Nisbett’s
Three factors for contextmapping in East Asia: Trust, control and nunchi
Contextmapping techniques have been tried and tuned for participants in Western cultures and are known to provide inspiration in the conceptual phase of design. Because these techniques rely heavily
Transdisciplinary Interaction Design in Design Education
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This panel maps the state of the art in transdisciplinary interaction design education, considering also design scholarship and practice in relation to design education.
FlexRemote: Exploring the Effectiveness of Deformable User Interface as an Input Device for TV
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The study showed that the users have higher preferences to the FlexRemote in comparison with the conventional input devices and the users can make intuitive interactions through physical deforms.
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