Towards Integrated Cognitive and Interface Analysis

Bowman, Howard and Faconti, Giorgio and Massink, M. (1999) Towards Integrated Cognitive and Interface Analysis. Technical report. (Full text available)

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Abstract

Using cognitive architectures to analyse the usability of human-computer interfaces is an extensively investigated strategy. A particularly powerful way to perform such analysis is through syndetic modelling, where both the interface and the chosen cognitive model are described in the same specification framework; allowing the combined behaviour of the two to be analysed. This paper proposes LOTOS as a syndetic modelling language. We highlight four reasons why syndetic modelling is so difficult and show how the LOTOS notation addresses each of the four.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical report)
Additional information: Technical Report 1-99
Uncontrolled keywords: Syndesis, Cognition, Formal Methods, LOTOS
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Computational Intelligence Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2009 10:18
Last Modified: 12 May 2014 14:03
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21874 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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