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Author Wobbrock, Jacob O. ♦ Ko, Andrew J. ♦ Kientz, Julie A.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Editor's Note: New fields, such as computer science, cognitive science, neuroscience, human-computer interaction, and now information, have multidisciplinary origins. To overcome communication difficulties as they worked to define the field and set priorities, pioneers developed a pidgin language. Soon came a generation of scholars, who staked their careers on the new field, creolizing the language and shaping a coherent framework relatively free of the legacy disciplines. In this article three research faculty members from the Information School of the University of Washington, discuss the tensions and opportunities in this 21st-century discipline that could become the most influential of all. ---Jonathan Grudin
Description Affiliation: University of Washington (Wobbrock, Jacob O.; Ko, Andrew J.; Kientz, Julie A.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-03-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal interactions (INTR)
Volume Number 16
Issue Number 5
Page Count 3
Starting Page 69
Ending Page 71


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Source: ACM Digital Library