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How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas

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How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas. / Inie, Nanna; Dalsgaard, Peter.

In: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, Vol. 27, No. 2, 7, 2020.

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Harvard

Inie, N & Dalsgaard, P 2020, 'How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas', ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, vol. 27, no. 2, 7. https://doi.org/10.1145/3365104

APA

Inie, N., & Dalsgaard, P. (2020). How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 27(2), [7]. https://doi.org/10.1145/3365104

CBE

Inie N, Dalsgaard P. 2020. How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 27(2):Article 7. https://doi.org/10.1145/3365104

MLA

Inie, Nanna and Peter Dalsgaard. "How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas". ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 2020. 27(2). https://doi.org/10.1145/3365104

Vancouver

Inie N, Dalsgaard P. How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 2020;27(2):7. doi: 10.1145/3365104

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Inie, Nanna ; Dalsgaard, Peter. / How Interaction Designers Use Tools to Manage Ideas. In: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 2020 ; Vol. 27, No. 2.

Bibtex

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