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Re: Getting on, and a virtual Meeting [via Semantic Web Interfaces Community Group]

From: Roberto García González <roberto.garcia@udl.cat>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 16:19:55 +0100
Message-ID: <CADQMfzq=Mv9RG9Ph5gzX_8UaBBjJL=91e0CnEzFxk+FCqu62nw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Nowack <mail@bnowack.de>
Cc: public-swisig@w3.org
Hi Benjamin,

Nice to know about your interest and your willingness to contribute, when
circumstances allow you to do so.

I'm particularly interested in the design guidelines you mention. Are you
talking about guidelines when developing user interfaces on top of semantic

I'm really interested in this topic. I've already visited the user
experience evaluation based on heuristics (
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heuristic_evaluation) but they are usually too
generic and in most cases reduce the evaluation to making the user
interface follow the conventions of Web applications (or desktop or mobile
applications depending on the kind of heuristics).

It would be really interesting to build a list of guidelines specific to
interfaces on top of semantic data but, is there something special in such
user interfaces? And, if it is so, is that desirable from a UX point of
view? Shouldn't it be better that users didn't have to bother about the
underlying technologies?

I would really appreciate hearing the opinions about these issues from
people from the swisig list.


Roberto García
Associate Professor
Universitat de Lleida
Jaume II, 69
25001 Lleida, Spain
Tel. +34 973 702 742

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 1:33 PM, Benjamin Nowack <mail@bnowack.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> My name is Benji Nowack. I'm working as an independent consultant,
> creating mainly front-ends for (often RDF-based) web applications.
> Won't have much time to contribute, but I'm interested in bringing more
> end-user awareness to the process of building Linked Data tools and
> applications. A few design guidelines could probably go a long way already.
> Cheers,
> Benji
> Paola Di Maio wrote:
>> Hope those of you who attended ISWC2012 had a fun and productive week.
>> Here is
>> how I suggest we kick this off: 1.  If you like, introduce yourself to
>> others!
>> and say a few words about what you'd like to do here 2. Please take a
>> look at
>> our draft agenda so far, and help edit items
>> http://www.w3.org/community/**swisig/agenda/<http://www.w3.org/community/swisig/agenda/>2. Let's [...]
>> ----------
>> This post sent on Semantic Web Interfaces Community Group
>> 'Getting on, and a virtual Meeting'
>> http://www.w3.org/community/**swisig/2012/11/18/getting-on-**
>> and-a-virtual-meeting/<http://www.w3.org/community/swisig/2012/11/18/getting-on-and-a-virtual-meeting/>
>> Learn more about the Semantic Web Interfaces Community Group:
>> http://www.w3.org/community/**swisig <http://www.w3.org/community/swisig>
> --
> Benjamin Nowack
>   irl: florastr. 53, 40217 düsseldorf, germany
> phone: +49.177.5241935
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