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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 subject matters in modern HCI: cultural variety among clients. For a couple of years the HCI neighborhood has been investigating possible choices to augment the layout of cross-cultural platforms. such a lot contributions up to now have both a ‘design for every’ or a ‘design for all’ strategy.

A trip via Cultures takes a truly diversified method. Proponents of CVM – the Cultural standpoint Metaphors point of view – the authors invite HCI practitioners to consider how one can reveal and converse the belief of cultural variety. a close case research is incorporated which assesses the metaphors’ strength in cross-cultural layout and evaluate. the implications convey that cultural point of view metaphors have powerful epistemic energy, leveraged through a mixture 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 study crew on the Departamento de Informática of Rio de Janeiro's Pontifical Catholic collage (PUC-Rio).

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