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Author Wallace, Jayne ♦ McNaney, Róisín ♦ Lindsay, Stephen ♦ McCarthy, John ♦ Vines, John
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract HCI has started to explore the positive roles that technology can play in improving the lives of people facing cognitive, emotional, physical, and socioeconomic challenges. Despite this encompassing a large percentage of the population, an overarching characteristic that people facing such challenges likely share is that society considers them vulnerable in one way or another [1]. In these contexts, undertaking even the most fundamental aspects of research and design---or even just meeting with potential participants in your project---can present many unexpected and significant challenges to researchers and practitioners. This issue prompted us to organize the "Designing for and with Vulnerable People" workshop at CHI 2013 in Paris earlier this year [2].
Description Affiliation: University of Dundee (Wallace, Jayne) || Newcastle University (Vines, John; McNaney, Róisín) || University College Cork (McCarthy, John) || Swansea University (Lindsay, Stephen)
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 21
Issue Number 1
Page Count 3
Starting Page 44
Ending Page 46


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Source: ACM Digital Library