SY DE 542 Interface Design Course Overview Introduction to Work Domain Analysis Jan. 10, 2005 R. Chow Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Course Materials Text: Burns & Hajdukiewicz (2004). Ecological Interface Design . Taylor and Francis, UK. Website: www.eng.uwaterloo.ca/~sd542
Introduction to Work Domain Analysis
Jan. 10, 2005
Burns & Hajdukiewicz (2004). Ecological Interface Design. Taylor and Francis, UK.
- lecture schedule and full description of deliverables
- lecture slides (available after each lecture)
- email address for all electronic submissions
(Ch.1, Ch.2 – 1st half)
(Ch.2 – 2nd half, Ch. 4)
Design Phase 1: Basic Design of Info Req’ts (Ch.3 – 1st half, Ch.4)
Visit website for full lecture schedule …
Consider a nuclear power plant …
Start by understanding SYSTEM;
Then, ask users.
Often used for websites / office systems
Also used for nuclear power plants …
How many sets of directions are needed?
How many maps?
(Work Domain + Task Analyses)
During Anomaly Response:
Walk Drive Bus
Also, during Anomaly Response:
Soup Salad Pasta Pastry
Dog Cat VP Finance VP Operations
(Vicente, 1991; Vicente 1999)
Reminder: Proposal (200 words) due NEXT Monday