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Virtual, Distributed and Flexible Organisations
User-interface metaphor is an extremely popular technique for creating usable user-interfaces. Although there has been considerable research into its application in practical settings, there has been little investigation into the concept itself. This paper applies Peircean semiotics to user-interface metaphor in order to provide a structured model of the concept. As an end result, a far more detailed understanding of the technique and a useful vocabulary are made available to user-interfacedoi:10.1007/1-4020-2162-3_13 fatcat:d4jr7coqtbegvgftbyi3ow2pda