nature ad limitations of user models in the household product design process a thesis submitted to in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the Open University for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. by Gulay Hasdogan

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Published by Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in collaboration with Moggridge Associates in London .

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SeriesPhD.thesis -- 1993
ContributionsCentral Saint Martins College of Art & Design., Moggridge Associates Product Design Consultants.
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Pagination217p., :
Number of Pages217
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Open LibraryOL21558427M

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The nature and limitations of user models in the household product design process. Author: Hasdogan, Guelay. ISNI: Awarding Body: The Open University Current Institution: Open University Date of Award: Availability of Full Text: Full text unavailable from EThOS.

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