Deborah K. Stone

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Dr Debbie Stone is currently a Lecturer in the Computing Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Computing, The Open University, UK.

Debbie has attained a BA (Hons) in Psychology and an MSc in Intelligent Systems. Her PhD was completed at the Open University, and was based on empirical studies of designers performing design activities early in the interaction design life cycle. These studies were undertaken with the view to making recommendations as to how designers may be supported in their early user interface design tasks.

Debbie has been involved in the teaching of HCI and user interface design via distance learning since 1993, as a course author, a course tutor, and an exam marker.

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Stone, Deborah K. (1993): "Intelligent Help: Communicating with Knowledge-Based Systems," by Rachel M. Pilkington. In International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 39 (3) pp. 521-528.