from analysis to design requirements

Universal Principles of Design

Read these to prepare for class discussion

  1. Universal principles of design
    The Principle of Constancy, 58
  2. Universal principles of design
    The Principle of Control, 64
  3. a relevant article from the Nielsen Norman Group
    Mini-IA: Structuring the Information About a Concept
  4. Lindgaard, G., et al. (2006). User needs analysis and requirements engineering: Theory and practice. Interacting with Computers, 18(1), 47-70.
    Read section 2, pages 50-56 only
  5. Hartson, H. R. (2003). Cognitive, physical, sensory, and functional affordances in interaction design. Behaviour & Information Technology, 22(5), 315-338.


Optional readings which may come up in class discussions

Valacich, J.S., Parboteeah, D.V., & Wells, J.D. (2007). The online consumer's hierarchy of needs. Communications of the ACM, 50(9), 84-90.

Graefe, T. M. (1998). Transforming representations in user-centered design.
In Wood, L. E. (Ed.), User Interface Design: Bridging the Gap from User Requirements to Design. Boca Raton, CRC Press, 57-79.
[QA76.9.U83 U837 1998]

McLaughlin, L. (2004). What's next in Web search?. IEEE Distributed Systems Online, 5(11).

Useful, but not available online

Some specialized hci-related databases and search engines

Some sources of guidelines

Some sources of guidelines and other readings specific to web applications

Web guidelines for accessibility - related readings