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Manikin characters: user characters in human computer modelling

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posted on 20.09.2017, 15:22 authored by Dan Hogberg, Keith CaseKeith Case
Design methods that support the development of a good understanding of user requirements are essential for product development. Traditional methods involve direct interaction with users but a product development team can still gain great benefit from applying what might otherwise be considered "second best" methods. Among the range of methods and tools available are User Characters and Human Computer Modelling. Why not combine them? This paper reviews the two approaches in the context of research conducted in user diversity considerations, and then discusses opportunities for integration of the two methods into a new approach that might be called Manikin Characters.

History

School

  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Published in

Contemporary Ergonomics 2006

Pages

499 - 503

Citation

HÖGBERG, D. and CASE, K., 2006. Manikin characters: user characters in human computer modelling. IN: Proceedings of 2006 Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society: Contemporary Ergonomics 2006 (CE 2006), Cambridge, Great Britain, 4-6 April 2006, pp.499-503.

Publisher

© Taylor & Francis/Routledge

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2006

Notes

This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis in Contemporary Ergonomics 2006 on 30/03/2006, available online: https://www.routledge.com/9780415398183/.

ISBN

0415398185;9780415398183

Language

en