Bulgarian Association of Software Developers

kindly invites you to take part in a seminar

Human Computer Interactions

28 June (Thursday), 18:00 h

Park Hotel "Moscow", Sofia, hall "Kiev"

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Agenda

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Making User Friendly Products: An Introduction to Human Computer Interaction Abbas Moallem, Tumbleweed Communications

1900-1950

Emerging UI metaphors Enabling New Human Computer Interactions Zhivko Dimitrov, Telerik

2000-2050

Making User-Friendly Products: Working and Testing with Users Dimiter Simov, Lucrat

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Making User Friendly Products: An Introduction to Human Computer Interaction Abbas Moallem, Tumbleweed Communications

During this session the speaker will define Human Computer Interaction and explain how it leads to user-friendly products. Dr Moallem will then describe the principles of User-centered Design. Following this he will review several fundamental theories in cognition and human factors and their application is user interface and interaction design.

Emerging UI metaphors Enabling New Human Computer Interactions Zhivko Dimitrov, Telerik

This lecture will attempt an overview of new trends in User Interface Design made possible with the introduction of recent technologies (WPF, Flex, AJAX). We will trace the sources of new metaphors to real life narratives and analyze the multimedia potential of new technologies to replicate offline interactions more closely.

Making User-Friendly Products: Working and Testing with Users Dimiter Simov, Lucrat

This presentation explains the concept of working with users when developing software products. It then outlines different approaches for working with users and discusses the timing for doing it one needs to act differently when testing an existing product, a prototype, or a release candidate. The presentation also gives examples from real projects.

About the Speakers

Abbas Moallem, Ph.D. is a UI Architect at Tumbleweed Communications, California and Adjunct Professor at the San Jose State and Santa Clara University, California.

Zhivko Dimitrov is heading the UX team at Telerik a global leader in the development of User Interface components for the Microsoft technologies. Managing a team of professionals focused on designing easy to use, fun and intuitive interactions, Zhivko comes from a background in Graphic Design, Project Management, and User Experience.

Dimiter Simov works in the fields of usability, interaction design, quality assurance, and user documentation since 1997. He is founder of the first usability services company in Bulgaria Lucrat and Director of Usability and User Documentation at Netage Solutions Inc.

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