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Tibor Kunert: User-Centered Interaction Design Patterns for Interactive Digital Television Applications, Springer, 2009. From the cover: "When a new technology – such as interactive digital television – is introduced to a wider audience, ease of use is often critical to success. By focusing on these usability issues with the aim of supporting user acceptance for interactive TV, Tibor Kunert provides clear guidelines for designing the user interfaces on interactive TV applications."
Ian Graham: A Pattern Language for Web Usability, Addison-Wesley, 2003. From the cover: "This is a practical guide for web designers and managers of website development projects, and can be used as a simple checklist to aid the design process and ensure that websites are usable and successful."
Douglas K. Van Duyne, James A. Landay, Jason I. Hong: The Design of Sites, Addison-Wesley, 2003.Patterns, Principles, and Processes for Crafting a Customer- Centered Web Experience. From the cover: "Distills the principles and best practices that make sites enjoyable to visit and a huge asset to the organizations they serve. This guide will help you focus on the needs and expectations of your customers and give you the tools you need to create a satisfying and effective Web site."
Jan Borchers: A Pattern Approach to Interaction Design (PAID), John Wiley & Sons, 2001. It can be ordered, e.g., at Amazon. This is the original book that takes the pattern concept from architecture to HCI in a comprehensive way, reaching the top 50,000 at Amazon. It includes a thorough introduction into patterns in both architecture and HCI, and a pattern language for interactive exhibits. For more details, please see the PAID Book Companion Web Site.

Refereed/Full Journals and Papers

  • Bridging Patterns - an approach to bridge gaps between SE and HCI by Eelke Folmer, Martijn van Welie, Jan Bosch, Journal of Information and Software Technology, Volume 48, Issue 2 , Pages 69-89, February 2006.
  • A framework for capturing the relationship between usability and software architecture By Eelke Folmer, Jilles van Gurp, Jan Bosch, Software Process: Improvement and Practice, Volume 8, Issue 2. Pages 67-87. April/June 2003.
  • Pattern Languages in Interaction Design: Structure and Organization by M. van Welie, G.C. van der Veer, In: Proceedings of Interact '03, 1-5 September, Zürich, Switserland, Eds: Rauterberg, Menozzi, Wesson, p527-534, ISBN 1-58603-363-8, IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Max Mühlhäuser, Markus Schumacher, and Jan Borchers: Entwursfmuster und komponentenbasierte Softwareentwicklung (Patterns and Component-Based Software Development, in German), Thema Forschung, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, 2003.
  • Jan O. Borchers and John C. Thomas: Patterns: What's In It For HCI?, Panel, ''Extended Abstracts of the CHI 2001 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Seattle, March 31-April 5, 2001), ACM Press, New York, 2001. (24KB PDF.)
  • Jan Borchers: CHI Meets PLoP: An Interaction Patterns Workshop, ChiliPLoP'99 Conference on Pattern Languages of Programming (Wickenburg, AZ, March 16-19, 1999). ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 1, January 2000, pp. 9-12. (300KB PDF.)
  • Jan Borchers: Extended abstract and full text of his HCI International '99 Paper about his music-oriented HCI design patterns. The HCI International '99 was the 8th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, taking place in Munich, Germany, from 22-27 August, 1999.
  • Jan Borchers, Max Mühlhäuser: Musical Design Patterns: An Example of a Human-Centered Model of Interactive Multimedia, in: Proceedings of the IEEE ICMCS'97 International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (Ottawa, Canada, June 3-6, 1997), IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, California, 1997, pp. 63-70. (248KB PDF.)
  • Mahemoff, M. J. and Johnston, L. J. Usability Pattern Languages: the ``Language'' Aspect. In Hirose M. (ed.), Human-Computer? Interaction: Interact '01, Tokyo, Japan, pages 350-358, IOS Press (For IFIP). HTML version PDF download page

Other Papers

  • Sally Fincher: CHI 2003 Workshop Report "Perspectives on HCI Patterns: Concepts and tools (introducing PLML)", interfaces 56, British HCI Group, Autumn 2003, pp. 26-28.
  • Jan Borchers: Patterns as a link between HCI and architecture, Position Paper, CHI 2003 workshop "Perspectives on HCI Patterns: Concepts and tools" (Ft. Lauderdale, April 5-10, 2003). (Paper: 34kB PDF.)
  • James A. Landay, Gaetano Borriello: Design Patterns for Ubiquitous Computing. IEEE Computer 36(8): 93-95 (2003)
  • Jan Borchers: Interaction Design Patterns: Twelve Theses, Position Paper, BHCI Workshop on Patterns in Human Computer Interaction (London, Nov. 16-17, 2000). This is an updated version of the CHI 2000 workshop paper below. (Paper: 480kB PDF.)
  • Jan Borchers: Interaction Design Patterns: Twelve Theses, Position Paper, Workshop "Pattern Languages for Interaction Design: Building Momentum", CHI 2000 (The Hague, Netherlands, April 2-3, 2000). (Paper: 96KB PDF, sample pattern: 856KB PDF.)
  • Jan Borchers: Teaching HCI Patterns: Experience from Two University Courses,position paper for "Patterns in Practice: A Workshop for UI Designers", ACM CHI 2002 International Conference on Human Factors of Computing Systems (Minneapolis, MI, Apr. 21-25, 2002) (52KB PDF.)
  • Jan Borchers: Interdisciplinary Design Patterns, Position Paper, Workshop on Usability Pattern Language, INTERACT'99 7th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Edinburgh, UK, August 30-September 3, 1999). (100KB PDF.)
  • Jan Borchers: Electronic Books: Definition, Genres, Interaction Design Patterns, Position Paper, Workshop on Electronic Books, CHI'99 International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Pittsburgh, PA, May 15-20, 1999). To be published. (Abstract. Please contact Jan Borchers for the full text.)

Please also visit Tom Erickson's Interaction Design Patterns page which lists a lot of papers.

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