Embedding Complementarity in HCI Methods

Janni Nielsen, Carsten Yssing, Karin Tweddell Levinsen

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    Resumé

    Differences in cultural contexts constitute differences in cognition, and research has shown that different cultures may use different cognitive tools for perception and reasoning. The cultural embeddings are significant in relation to HCI, because the cultural context is also embedded in the techniques and the tools that we apply. We lack a framework for discussing what and who we are, when we talk about a person as the user of an ICT system that has to be designed, developed and implemented. As a framework, we suggest a theory of complementary positions that insists on solid accounts from all observer posi-tions in relation to perspective, standpoint and focus. We need to develop com-plementary theories that embed complexity, and we need to reflect critically upon forty years of dominance by rationalistic, empirical understandings of the user as illustrated in the literature and practice within the HCI paradigm in system development.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TitelProceedings of Indo-Danish, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Research Symposium : Cross Cultural Issues in HCI
    RedaktørerPradeep Yammiyavar, Torkil Clemmensen
    Antal sider10
    ForlagIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati
    Publikationsdato2007
    Sider1-10
    StatusUdgivet - 2007
    BegivenhedIndo-Danish, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Research Symposium - Assam, Indien
    Varighed: 14 maj 200615 maj 2006

    Konference

    KonferenceIndo-Danish, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Research Symposium
    LandIndien
    ByAssam
    Periode14/05/200615/05/2006

    Bibliografisk note

    løbenummer: 077569

    Emneord

    • human-computer interaction
    • brugergrænseflade
    • grafisk brugerflade

    Citer dette

    Nielsen, J., Yssing, C., & Tweddell Levinsen, K. (2007). Embedding Complementarity in HCI Methods. I P. Yammiyavar, & T. Clemmensen (red.), Proceedings of Indo-Danish, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Research Symposium: Cross Cultural Issues in HCI (s. 1-10). Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
    Nielsen, Janni ; Yssing, Carsten ; Tweddell Levinsen, Karin. / Embedding Complementarity in HCI Methods. Proceedings of Indo-Danish, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Research Symposium: Cross Cultural Issues in HCI. red. / Pradeep Yammiyavar ; Torkil Clemmensen. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2007. s. 1-10
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    Proceedings of Indo-Danish, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Research Symposium: Cross Cultural Issues in HCI. red. / Pradeep Yammiyavar; Torkil Clemmensen. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2007. s. 1-10.

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