One reason why User Experience is gaining more and more momentum in development processes across industries is its rootedness in multiple disciplines that all contribute their own rich traditions and findings. Human Factors belong to the most intriguing and powerful of these disciplines. Understanding human characteristics and applying this knowledge to the user interface design can greatly boost the user experience.
In this presentation participants will get to know fascinating facts about capabilities and limitations of humans. Based on this, concrete do's and dont's in front end design are explained. Part of this is the power of UX patterns (what are they, what are they good for, what’s the difference towards controls) and a demo and background story of Quince. The goal is to equip participants with concrete knowledge that they can directly apply in the design or evaluation of front ends.
Recent articles by Dr. Komischke
Text Treatment and the User Interface
Colors and the UI
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Please join us after the meeting for casual conversation with Dr. Komischke. We will announce the restaurant at the meeting. You will be responsible for your own bill.