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Pattern Languages in the Wild: Exploring Pattern Languages in the Laboratory and in the Real World
 

Summary: Pattern Languages in the Wild: Exploring Pattern
Languages in the Laboratory and in the Real World
Christine E. Wania
College of Information Science and Technology
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
christine.wania@ischool.drexel.edu
Michael E. Atwood
College of Information Science and Technology
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
michael.atwood@ischool.drexel.edu
ABSTRACT
For more than two decades much of the pattern language
literature, within the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI),
has focused on the possible benefits pattern languages may
provide, but there has been very little empirical work to support
these claims. In fact, existing controlled studies show practically
no benefit of using pattern languages in design. Despite this lack
of evidence, interest in pattern languages continues. In this paper

  

Source: Atwood, Michael - College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences