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Eliciting Domain Knowledge Using Conceptual Metaphors: A Case Study from Music Interaction

Wilkie, Katie; Holland, Simon and Mulholland, Paul (2014). Eliciting Domain Knowledge Using Conceptual Metaphors: A Case Study from Music Interaction. In: Proceedings of the 28th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2014), Sept 9 - 12, 2014, Southport, UK, pp. 126–129.

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Abstract

Interaction design for domains that involve complex abstractions can prove challenging. This problem is particularly acute in domains where the intricate nature of domain-specific knowledge can be difficult for even the most experienced expert to conceptualise or articulate. One promising solution to the problem of representing complex domain abstractions involves the use of conceptual metaphors. Previous applications of conceptual metaphors to abstract domains have yielded encouraging results. However, the design of appropriate methods for eliciting conceptual metaphors for the purposes of informing interaction design remains an open question. In this paper, we report on a series of studies carried out to elicit conceptual metaphors from domain experts, using music as a case study, reflecting on the benefits and drawbacks of each approach.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Authors
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Keywords: Conceptual Metaphor Theory, Image Schema Theory, Music Interaction, Interaction Design
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 43246
Depositing User: Simon Holland
Date Deposited: 26 May 2015 14:53
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2016 03:08
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/43246
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