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The ubiquitous button
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computing Science.
2014 (English)In: interactions, ISSN 1072-5520, E-ISSN 1558-3449, Vol. 21, no 3, 26-33 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Why are buttons so common in contemporary artifacts and yet so often a source of irritation and trouble? Could we, by reinstating the natural mode of operation with traditional mechanical systems, dispel our confusions and remedy our confirmation deficiencies? Probably not.

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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014. Vol. 21, no 3, 26-33 p.
Keyword [en]
button, depth of intention, depth of confirmation, object symbol
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Computer and Information Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-90281DOI: 10.1145/2592234OAI: diva2:726827
Available from: 2014-06-18 Created: 2014-06-18 Last updated: 2015-05-05Bibliographically approved

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