Activity Theory as a Tool for Identifying Design Patterns in Cross-Modal Collaborative Interaction

  • Oussama Metatla
  • Nick Bryan-Kinns
  • Tony Stockman
  • Fiore Martin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8119)


This paper examines the question of how to uncover patterns from the process of designing cross-modal collaborative systems. We describe how we use activity patterns as an approach to guide this process and discuss its potential as a practical method for developing design patterns.


Activity Theory Design Pattern Participatory Design Design Knowledge Pattern Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oussama Metatla
    • 1
  • Nick Bryan-Kinns
    • 1
  • Tony Stockman
    • 1
  • Fiore Martin
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electornic Engineering & Computer ScienceQueen Mary University of LondonUK

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