Search for dissertations about: "User-centred Design"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words User-centred Design.

  1. 21. Role, Identity and Work : Extending the design and development agenda

    Author : David Dinka; James M. Nyce; Toomas Timpka; Sture Hägglund; Bengt Sandblad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Role; Identity; Usability; Safety; User-centred design; Medical Informatics; Informatics; Informatik;

    Abstract : In order to make technology easier to handle for its users, the field of HCI (Human- Computer Interaction) has recently often turned the environment and the context of use. In this thesis the focus is on the relation between the user and the technology. READ MORE

  2. 22. Experience of furniture in homes: Creating conditions for the design with consideration to people in the third age

    Author : Oskar Jonsson; Industridesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Furniture Design; User Experiences; Aging Population; User-centred Design; People in the Third Age;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis in industrial design concerns the challenge and opportunity to meet the demographic changes and the future senior market. The aim is to explore how various user-centered design methods can be combined, modified and practiced to create conditions for the design of totally new or improved products. READ MORE

  3. 23. Mind the gap : a procurement approach to integrating user-centred design in contract development

    Author : Erik Markensten; Henrik Artman; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Människa-dator-interaktion; Människa-dator-interaktion; Information technology; Informationsteknologi;

    Abstract : Usability professionals seldom get a chance to actually do their job. Instead, they have to argue that usability is something important that should be attended to. This was the initial problem that motivated this thesis. READ MORE

  4. 24. Anthropometric diversity and consideration of human capabilities : Methods for virtual product and production development

    Author : Erik Brolin; Roland Örtengren; Dan Högberg; Lars Hanson; John Rasmussen; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ergonomics; Human Factors; Anthropometry; Multi-Dimensional; Diversity; Digital Human Modelling; Simulation; Visualisation; Workplace Design; Product Design; Accommodation; Technology; Teknik; User Centred Product Design; Användarcentrerad produktdesign;

    Abstract : Contemporary product and production development is typically carried out with the support of computer tools where the design of products and workstations are originated and evaluated within virtual environments. Ergonomics addresses factors important to consider in the product and production development process to ensure a good fit between humans and the items being designed. READ MORE

  5. 25. Designing Work Support Systems – For and With Skilled Users

    Author : Eva Olsson; Jan Gulliksen; Carl Åborg; Susan Harker; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; human-computer interaction; user involvement; work analysis; work design; user-centred design; Information technology; Informationsteknologi;

    Abstract : Computer users often suffer from poorly designed support systems that hinder them from performing their work efficiently and with satisfaction. The evidence is found in observations of users at work, interviews, evaluations of systems, and numerous reports of systems with poor usability that fail from start. READ MORE