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By Luciana Cardoso de Castro Salgado,Carla Faria Leitão,Clarisse Sieckenius de Souza

A trip via Cultures addresses one of many most well liked themes in modern HCI: cultural range among clients. For a few years the HCI group has been investigating choices to augment the layout of cross-cultural structures. so much contributions so far have both a ‘design for every’ or a ‘design for all’ strategy.

A trip via Cultures takes a truly various technique. Proponents of CVM – the Cultural point of view Metaphors standpoint – the authors invite HCI practitioners to think about the way to disclose and speak the belief of cultural range. an in depth case learn is integrated which assesses the metaphors’ capability in cross-cultural layout and overview. the implications convey that cultural standpoint metaphors have powerful epistemic strength, leveraged via a mix of theoretic foundations coming from Anthropology, Semiotics and the authors’ personal paintings in HCI and Semiotic Engineering.

Luciana Salgado, Carla Leitão and Clarisse de Souza are individuals of SERG, the Semiotic Engineering examine team on the Departamento de Informática of Rio de Janeiro's Pontifical Catholic college (PUC-Rio).

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