From description to requirements: an activity theoretic perspective.

Turner, Phil, Turner, Susan and Horton, Julie (1999) From description to requirements: an activity theoretic perspective. Proceedings of Group’99. pp. 285-295.

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This paper demonstrates how activity theoretic concepts
can be used in conjunction with an ethnographically
informed approach to derive requirements on a work
situation. We present a case study based on a series of
collaborative design episodes, the structured description
derived from it and show how a preliminary set of
contextually-grounded requirements on supporting the
design process can be created.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Activity theory; ethnography; requirements; contextual analysis; WWW;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology > 158 Applied psychology
Library of Congress Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Item ID: 3119
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2010 15:27
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 15:48

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