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Conceptual Design for Interactive Systems by Avi Parush

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Chapter 2

Places, Routes, and Abstraction

Abstract

The representation of the conceptual models is similar to an architectural plan. It helps to ensure that there is a “place” for each function and that the routes for navigating from one place to another support the interaction workflow adequately. We can consider the abstract representation of the conceptual model as representing the global features of the model, and later on when we add all the details, those will be the local features.

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Architectural plan

Places

Routes

Navigation

Levels of abstraction

A very common term when designing a website is information architecture. The use of the term “architecture” implies talking about the basic function, configuration, and layout. Just ...

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