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Title: Pedestrian navigation aids: information requirements and design implications
Authors: May, Andrew
Ross, Tracy
Bayer, Steven H.
Tarkiainen, Mikko
Keywords: Design
Navigation
Pedestrian
Requirements
Wayfinding
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: © Springer-Verlag
Citation: MAY, A. ... et al, 2003. Pedestrian navigation aids: information requirements and design implications. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing , 7(6), pp. 331-338
Abstract: Recent years have seen an increased interest in navigational services for pedestrians. To ensure that these services are successful, it is necessary to understand the information requirements of pedestrians when navigating, and in particular, what information they need and how it is used. A requirements study was undertaken to identify these information requirements within an urban navigation context. Results show that landmarks were by far the most predominant navigation cue, that distance information and street names were infrequently used, and that information is used to enable navigation decisions, but also to enhance the pedestrian's confidence and trust. The implications for the design of pedestrian navigation aids are highlighted.
Description: This is Restricted Access. The article was published in the journal, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing [© Springer-Verlag] and is available at: http://springerlink.metapress.com/openurl.asp?genre=journal&issn=1617-4909.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/1850
ISSN: 1617-4909
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