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Exploring the use of personas for designing with dogs

Robinson, Charlotte; Mancini, Clara; van der Linden, Janet; Swanson, Lydia and Guest, Claire (2014). Exploring the use of personas for designing with dogs. In: ACI 2014: Pushing Boundaries Beyond ‘Human’, 27 Oct 2014, Helsinki.

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In HCI designers use personas as aids to explore a design space. Animal Computer Interaction (ACI) aims to design for multi-species users, thus here we explore the use of canine personas for investigating requirements for a canine emergency alert system enabling assistance dogs to call for help on behalf of their vulnerable owners in an emergency. Based on our work with canine users, we discuss potential benefits and pitfalls of using personas for non-human users

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Authors
Extra Information: This Animal-Computer Interaction workshop is affiliated to NordiCHI’14 (8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 26th to the 30th of October 2014) and takes place at the conference venue on the 27th October 2014.
Keywords: interaction design; animal-computer interaction; user-centered design
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 42558
Depositing User: Charlotte Robinson
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2015 14:27
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 23:01
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