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Susanne Bødker

Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems

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Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems. / Korn, Matthias; Bødker, Susanne.

UbiComp '12 : Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, 2012. p. 21-30.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Korn, M & Bødker, S 2012, Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems. in UbiComp '12 : Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 21-30, 14th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 05/09/2012. https://doi.org/10.1145/2370216.2370221

APA

Korn, M., & Bødker, S. (2012). Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems. In UbiComp '12 : Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (pp. 21-30). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/2370216.2370221

CBE

Korn M, Bødker S. 2012. Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems. In UbiComp '12 : Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery. pp. 21-30. https://doi.org/10.1145/2370216.2370221

MLA

Korn, Matthias and Susanne Bødker "Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems". UbiComp '12 : Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery. 2012, 21-30. https://doi.org/10.1145/2370216.2370221

Vancouver

Korn M, Bødker S. Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems. In UbiComp '12 : Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery. 2012. p. 21-30 https://doi.org/10.1145/2370216.2370221

Author

Korn, Matthias ; Bødker, Susanne. / Looking ahead – How field trials can work in iterative and exploratory design of ubicomp systems. UbiComp '12 : Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, 2012. pp. 21-30

Bibtex

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