From Task Model to Wearable Computer Configuration

  • Bertrand David
  • Olivier Champalle
  • Guillaume Masserey
  • René Chalon
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4849)


This article describes a method for choosing of interaction peripherals for wearable computer in Mobile and Augmented Reality context. This method is based on a transformational process starting by user tasks modeling and their decomposition on user, machine and interaction tasks. Interaction tasks are expressed by interaction atoms (device independent) which are realized by interaction techniques related to interaction devices. A referential of interaction devices helps designers in choosing devices in relation with tasks to be supported and contextual requirements (functional and non-functional). A well organized selection process based on several devices/criteria matrixes allows explicit comparison of configurations in regard with usability criteria.


task model interaction tasks interaction atoms interaction techniques wearable computer peripherals configuration process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertrand David
    • 1
  • Olivier Champalle
    • 1
  • Guillaume Masserey
    • 1
  • René Chalon
    • 1
  1. 1.LIESP, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, 69134 EcullyFrance

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