Identifying and Classifying Human-Centered Design Methods for Product Development

  • Gabriela Unger UnruhEmail author
  • Osiris Canciglieri Junior
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


There are many human-centered design methods with different purposes and applications, but there is a lack of clarity that makes most people apply only traditional methods. The objective of this article is to map existing methods, identifying the appropriate moments and purposes for each application, in order to assist in choosing the appropriate technique. The survey of the methods was carried out through bibliographical research and the proposal is a table of methods categorized by tipe, with possible results indication, authors and product development process phase application.


Human-Centered Design User-Centered Design Product development Methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriela Unger Unruh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Osiris Canciglieri Junior
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic School, Industrial and Systems Engineering Graduate Program (PPGEPS)Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR)CuritibaBrazil

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