scenario-based design

scenario-based design

[sə¦ner·ē·ō ‚bāst di′zīn]
(systems engineering)
A family of techniques in which the use of a future system is concretely described at an early point in the development process, and narrative descriptions of the envisage usage episodes are then employed in a variety of ways to guide the development of the system.
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The results combined historical and scenario-based design metrics for use in the analysis of bridge vulnerability and engineering design.
Udo Greinacher: FUTURE+living: Scenario-Based Design Instruction@the University of Cincinnati
Making use: scenario-based design of human-computer interactions.
It covers information fusionconcepts, distributed information fusion and management, human-systeminteraction, scenario-based design, and measures of effectiveness.
Specific topics include task analysis, contextual design, personas, scenario-based design, participatory design, and evaluation techniques such as usability testing and survey design.
Design research methods such as participatory design and scenario-based design are used in the project to generate distributable and reusable PILOTs.
The strength of scenario-based design lies in it's ease and accessibility.
Scenario-based design is a technique adapted from the usability engineering discipline, an approach to software development in which target levels of computer system interactions are specified in advance, and the system is engineered toward meeting those objectives.
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Scenarios and the elements of scenario-based design rationale can be generalized and abstracted using theories of human activity, enabling the accumulation and development of knowledge attained in the course of design.
We have used scenario-based design representations in a variety of recent projects designing tools and environments for Smalltalk instruction and programming [8-10, 20, 23, 24].
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