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Requirements Elicitation with and for Older Adults
May/June 2008 (vol. 25 no. 3)
pp. 16-17
Helena Sustar, City University London
Ulrike Pfeil, City University London
Panayiotis Zaphiris, City University London
This installment of the Requirments column addresses how to apply user-centered design methods to design interactive systems for the elderly. A case study (with its successes and weaknesses) showed that a need exists for more creative and participatory design approaches for this population.

1. S.H. Kurniawan and P. Zaphiris, "Web Health Information Architecture for Older Adults," IT and Online Society, vol. 1, no. 3, 2003, pp. 42–63.
2. P. Zaphiris, S.H. Kurniawan, and M. Ghiawadwala, "A Systematic Approach to the Development of Research-Based Web Design Guidelines for Older People," Universal Access in the Information Society J., vol. 6, no. 1, 2007, pp. 59–76.

Index Terms:
older adults, empathic interfaces, user-centered design
Citation:
Helena Sustar, Ulrike Pfeil, Panayiotis Zaphiris, "Requirements Elicitation with and for Older Adults," IEEE Software, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 16-17, May-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MS.2008.69
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