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The Personification of Big Data

Phillip Douglas Stevenson, Christopher Andrew Mattson
2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design  
Realistic individual personas are filtered from this population for use in product development.  ...  A computational persona generator is introduced that creates a population of personas that mirrors a real population in terms of size and statistics.  ...  It shows that the large-group data is personified by first creating a persona population of sample size y, where y is sufficiently large to represent actual large-group data from real people.  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.409 fatcat:g33bcypv7fhorojmpia4kc7dfu

Engineering software-based motivation: A persona-based approach

Alimohammad Shahri, Mahmood Hosseini, Malik Almaliki, Keith Phalp, Jacqui Taylor, Raian Ali
2016 2016 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS)  
We conduct an empirical research and identify elements which describe people with regard to their perception and preferences towards software-based motivational techniques and create a set of exemplary  ...  In this paper, we propose the use of personas as an intermediate step which increases efficiency in the engineering process for both engineers and users.  ...  Population sampling refers to the selection of a sub-set of users from the population in order to estimate characteristics of interest for the whole target population [26] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/rcis.2016.7549312 dblp:conf/rcis/ShahriHAPTA16 fatcat:uva4jc7zpra3rmit6e7k3l4hk4

Personal Delegation by Persona Creation

Coimbatore S. Chandersekaran, William R. Simpson
2011 Computer Technology and Application  
A persona is a special category of user that embodies only delegated privileges, and which is explicitly assumed only after the "real" human user taking on that persona explicitly chooses it.  ...  This paper describes the persona delegation framework in the context of a large enclave-based architecture currently being implemented by a major enterprise.  ...  Finally, the delegate persona (user n) is populated with access groups from the delegation and the agent's attributes. The delegate persona is persistent and appears in the DIT as any other user.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1934-7332/2011.06.001 fatcat:l6l4xewxmvgp5fqckfm4pt4xm4

Adding user experience into the interactive service design loop: a persona-based approach

Djilali Idoughi, Ahmed Seffah, Christophe Kolski
2012 Behavior and Information Technology  
While thus proceeding for the whole personas created, we manage to propose only the essential services or functionalities for the created personas.  ...  Identification and creation of personas In this sub-stage, it is about identifying and creating the personas representing archetype users.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0144929x.2011.563799 fatcat:tclgw32otnhjvchiccou3wdmvy

Data-Driven Personas for Enhanced User Understanding: Combining Empathy with Rationality for Better Insights to Analytics

Bernard J. Jansen, Joni O. Salminen, Soon-Gyo Jung
2020 Data and Information Management  
However, with the increasing popularity of digital user data and data science algorithms, there are new opportunities to progressively shift personas from general representations of user segments to precise  ...  With this research, we conceptually investigate how data-driven personas can be leveraged as analytics tools for understanding users.  ...  The result is a set of structural persona profiles representing the user population segments.  ... 
doi:10.2478/dim-2020-0005 fatcat:akzpgrn7aberhij6ts6nkyqjsi

Creating Rich and Representative Personas by Discovering Affordances

Mostafa Mesgari, Chitu Okoli, Ana Ortiz de Guinea
2018 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  
This study illustrates the practical value of the proposed methodology by empirically creating personas based on real user data.  ...  To gain the advantages of both approaches, this article suggests a mixed qualitative-quantitative approach to create user personas based on the patterns of the affordances they actualize rather than merely  ...  The main advantage of quantitative methods is to build personas based on information about large numbers of users believed to be representative of the user target population [2] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tse.2018.2826537 fatcat:4e6fdatsc5cxjit4ixb2bbe2mm

Collaboration personas

Tara Matthews, Steve Whittaker, Thomas Moran, Sandra Yuen
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
Collaboration personas differ from individual personas in having (1) multiple, inter-related individuals playing specific roles; (2) a focus on collective goals and elaboration of individual goals that  ...  We contrast collaboration personas with other design approaches and provide examples of how they can be used to design new collaborative tools that better meet the needs of typical groups.  ...  Briefly, personas are created from data collected among user populations relevant to the design problem [ 7, 8,  21] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979272 dblp:conf/chi/MatthewsWMY11 fatcat:lhahq6y735ejhhdb5qma6bxsvq

User Profiles and Personas in Consumer Health Technologies

Cynthia LeRouge, Jiao Ma
2010 2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
User profiles and personas can be used to help the development team to mentally visualize and communicate how intended users of CHT's will interact with the proposed design in a meaningful way.  ...  We use an action research approach to call attention to important health related characteristics for CHT user profiles and personas, provide persona and profile artifacts for chronic diabetics, and illustrate  ...  User personas draw from these characteristics to create a more fully developed characterization of the targeted user group(s).  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2010.426 dblp:conf/hicss/LeRougeM10 fatcat:7zkiu3isdbesphtr34wh7ppqbe

Collaborative design for young children with autism: Design tools and a user study

D. Scott McCrickard, Troy D. Abel, Angela Scarpa, Yao Wang, Shuo Niu
2015 2015 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS)  
Design activities leveraging scenarios and personas are suggested that leverage the card set in the creation of technology interfaces.  ...  The focus of this effort was in developing techniques to help novice designers create technology interfaces to support anger management in young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  ...  Expanding the card set could draw from more proven anger management techniques from the Scarpa work, or from work by others in similar domains, or from hypothesized approaches that researchers surmise  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2015.7210418 dblp:conf/cts/McCrickardASWN15 fatcat:3y2pjocyefeobm3wgl2f3m6bma

User Preferences and Persona Design for an mHealth Intervention to Support Adherence to Cardiovascular Disease Medication in Singapore: A Multi-Method Study

Victoria Haldane, Joel Jun Kai Koh, Aastha Srivastava, Krichelle Wei Qi Teo, Yao Guo Tan, Rui Xiang Cheng, Yi Cheng Yap, Pei-Shi Ong, Rob M Van Dam, Jie Min Foo, Falk Müller-Riemenschneider, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh (+3 others)
2019 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
However, there are challenges to the use of mHealth, particularly among older users who have a large heterogeneity in usability and accessibility barriers when using technology.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by the Humanities and Social Sciences Seed Fund (R-608-000-137-646) and the National University Health System (NUHS) Singapore Population Health Improvement  ...  Personas allow a middle path to highlighting the diversity of the user base in a manageable and actionable way.  ... 
doi:10.2196/10465 pmid:31140445 pmcid:PMC6658252 fatcat:xap3as5cjjba7ctr3nl24odaly

Building a library Web site: Strategies for success

Angela Fullington Ballard, Susan Teague-Rector
2011 College & research libraries news  
In industries that serve large populations of online users (e.g., large-scale ecommerce enterprises, online banking, Web-based news services), UX models have evolved such that users trust they will find  ...  The interview results were compiled, and personas, or archetypes/composites of users, were created.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.72.3.8524 fatcat:bxwsb4tytzen7nopgs23ljtsb4

Personalised community maps

Liliana Ardissono, Maurizio Lucenteforte, Noemi Mauro, Adriano Savoca, Angioletta Voghera
2017 International Journal of Electronic Governance  
Both cases raise challenges related to the large amount of data handled in the maps, and to their lack of group collaboration support.  ...  Our model builds on tag-based user profiles and on information filtering. This paper describes our model and the results of an evaluation of the GroupMapping application, based on it.  ...  If the user wants to manage multiple customised maps, he or she can create more than one Personae.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijeg.2017.084648 fatcat:xufd3alfwbbefmez4sr6v5kzqe

Creating Effective Personas for Product Design: Insights from a Case Study [chapter]

Frank Y. Guo, Sanjay Shamdasani, Bruce Randall
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Based on persona development work we have performed for a financial services company, we propose best practices that could help create more useful personas in support of product design.  ...  Personas are a popular tool for product design professionals. However, controversy exists in the product design community in terms of its validity and applicability as a vehicle for client insights.  ...  which the personas will be used and the user population they represent [1, 2, 3] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21660-2_5 fatcat:754kbimdznabrgyslq3bow6mgi

Kilowhat? A multidisciplinary approach on the development of a home energy management system

Jeroen Stragier, Jan Derboven, Lieve Laporte, Laurence Hauttekeete, Lieven De Marez
2013 Behavior and Information Technology  
The first phase of the main user research consisted of a large scale survey (N ¼ 1314) held among the population of Flanders, Belgium (Section 3.2.1).  ...  Whereas other research approaches commonly restrict themselves to either a broad view of the entire target population or an in-depth qualitative study of a small subset of users from the target population  ...  The washing machine has finished its program by the time John also comes home from work. John enters the house, and takes a look at the living room display.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0144929x.2012.740638 fatcat:esade6hzjzdjrcc7hdq6uzxsym

Using scenarios and personas to enhance the effectiveness of heuristic usability evaluations for older adults and their care team

Laura Kneale, Sean Mikles, Yong K. Choi, Hilaire Thompson, George Demiris
2017 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
This set of guidelines were the most appropriate for our use case because it allowed us to review each system from multiple user perspectives -homebound older adult, family caregiver, and home health -  ...  and accounts for the wide variety in characteristics in these user populations.  ...  We would also like to thank the home health nurses that participated in the creation and validation of the home health scenarios and personas.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2017.07.008 pmid:28867476 pmcid:PMC5600518 fatcat:2qs7u5bv6ndrldcb6gmw7zagcq
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