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Constraints on the usability of computers in developing countries

Allwood, Carl Martin LU (2002) 6th International Scientific Conference on Work with display units WWDU, 2002 – World wide work p.49-52
Abstract
A frame of reference is presented intended to capture conditions that influence the usability of information technologies, primarily computers, in a society. The frame of reference includes four components that influence one another: 1. External physical conditions,

2. Economic resources (including other technological resources), 3. Social actors and their interests, and 4. the Understanding, conceptions etc, held by different actors. The influence of these components on the usability of computers is elaborated in the context of developing countries.
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WWDU 2002 - Work With Display Units, World Wide Work, Proceedings of the 6th International Scientific Conference on Work With Display Units
editor
Luczak, H ; Cakir, A.E and Cakir, G
pages
4 pages
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ERGONOMIC Institut für Arbeits- und Sozialforschung Forschungsgesellschaft mbh, Berlin, Germany
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6th International Scientific Conference on Work with display units WWDU, 2002 – World wide work
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Berchtesgaden, Germany
conference dates
2002-05-22 - 2005-05-25
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English
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yes
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39e08704-edc3-4b18-b42a-2e1408d7a610 (old id 759099)
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http://www.ergonomic-institute.eu/index.php?article_id=57
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2. Economic resources (including other technological resources), 3. Social actors and their interests, and 4. the Understanding, conceptions etc, held by different actors. The influence of these components on the usability of computers is elaborated in the context of developing countries.},
  author       = {Allwood, Carl Martin},
  booktitle    = {WWDU 2002 - Work With Display Units, World Wide Work, Proceedings of the 6th International Scientific Conference on Work With Display Units},
  editor       = {Luczak, H and Cakir, A.E and Cakir, G},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {49--52},
  publisher    = {ERGONOMIC Institut für Arbeits- und Sozialforschung Forschungsgesellschaft mbh, Berlin, Germany},
  title        = {Constraints on the usability of computers in developing countries},
  url          = {http://www.ergonomic-institute.eu/index.php?article_id=57},
  year         = {2002},
}