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Design Symbolic Information Processing

Simon [26] viewed design as symbolic information processing and humans as goal-oriented information processors. He argues that design involves devising courses of action aimed at changing current situations into preferred ones. This broad view of design includes, as Simon states, …

Design Rationale from Evaluations: PMLAV

The third and final case involves another system project from the Marine Corps domain. This project does not involve design per se, but rather an evaluation project in which DR concepts and representational tools have been used as focusing principles …

A Transparent User Interface: VentureQuery

The first case is the VentureQuery project, which explored whether concepts and techniques of DR could be leveraged to provide an imple-mentable model of embedded explanations for a software application. As discussed earlier, the theory underlying this research is that …