ProtoTask, New Task Model Simulator

  • Lachaume Thomas
  • Girard Patrick
  • Guittet Laurent
  • Fousse Allan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7623)


One major objective of task modeling is to improve communication between design stakeholders. Current task model simulators, which require their users to understand task model notations, and provide for inappropriate information, are not really suitable for this topic. We designed ProtoTask, which allows the user to experiment task models by the way of building scenarios, without understanding task model notations. This tool presents new mechanisms that aim at facilitating the understanding of task models for all users.


Task Model Simulation Human-Computer Interaction User Experience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lachaume Thomas
    • 1
  • Girard Patrick
    • 1
  • Guittet Laurent
    • 1
  • Fousse Allan
    • 1
  1. 1.LIAS / ISAE-ENSMAUniversity of PoitiersFuturoscope Chasseneuil CedexFrance

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