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.
Scenario-based design. International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors,-3 Volume Set, 198.
It covers information fusionconcepts, distributed information fusion and management, human-systeminteraction, scenario-based design, and measures of effectiveness.
Scenario-Based Design. In Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd ed., ed.
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.
Scenario-based Design: Envisioning Work and Technology in System Development.
Scenario-Based Design: Envisioning Work and Technology in System Development [1], contains a series of contributions illustrating the role of the user-task scenarios in providing a framework for OO software design and HCI.
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.
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