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Countering design exclusion through inclusive design

Countering design exclusion through inclusive design

Keates, Simeon and Clarkson, P. John (2003) Countering design exclusion through inclusive design. In: Proceedings of the 2003 conference on Universal usability (CUU '03). ACM New York, NY, USA © 2003, New York, NY, USA, pp. 69-76. ISBN 1-58113-701-X (doi:10.1145/957205.957218)

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Abstract

The world population is aging and the number of people who are experiencing a loss of functional capability is also on the increase. There is a need to design ‘inclusive’ products to accommodate this wider range of capabilities and to develop metrics to assess the success of such products. Successful inclusive design requires a balance between the demands a product makes of its users and the users’ capabilities, along with a number of design metrics and data to enable their evaluation. If the balance is not correct, then there is the potential for design exclusion

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Proceedings of the 2003 conference on Universal usability (CUU '03)
Additional Information: [1] Publication of CUU '03 Conference on Universal Usability 2003 which was held in Vancouver, BC, Canada — 10-11 November, 2003 [2] Acknowledgements (funding): The authors would like to thank the Royal Mail and the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) [3] Copyright: © 2003 ACM
Uncontrolled Keywords: countering design exclusion inclusive design
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:31
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/12951

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