Jonas Lowgren


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Jonas Lowgren is an interaction designer, researcher and teacher. Currently employed as professor of interaction design at Malmo University, Sweden. Main areas of expertise include cross-media products, interactive visualization and the design theory of digital materials

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Lowgren, Jonas (2010): The need for video in scientific communication. In Interactions, 17 (6) pp. 22-25.

Bardzell, Jeffrey, Bolter, Jay, Lowgren, Jonas (2010): Interaction criticism: three readings of an interaction design, and what they get us. In Interactions, 17 (2) pp. 32-37.

Lowgren, Jonas (2009): Towards an articulation of interaction aesthetics. In New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 15 (2) pp. 129-146.

Lowgren, Jonas (2009): Toward an articulation of interaction esthetics. In New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 15 (2) pp. 129-146.

Gislen, Ylva, Lowgren, Jonas, Myrestam, Ulf (2008): Avatopia: a cross-media community for societal action. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 12 (4) pp. 289-297.

Larsson, Henrik, Lindstedt, Inger, Lowgren, Jonas, Reimer, Bo, Topgaard, Richard (2008): From Time-Shift to Shape-Shift: Towards Nonlinear Production and Consumption of News. In: Tscheligi, Manfred, Obrist, Marianna, Lugmayr, Artur (eds.) 6th European Conference - EuroITV 2008 July 3-4, 2008, Salzburg, Austria. pp. 30-39.

Sokoler, Tomas, Lowgren, Jonas, Eriksen, Mette Agger, Linde, Per, Olofsson, Stefan (2007): Explicit interaction for surgical rehabilitation. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction , 2007, . pp. 117-124.

Fishwick, Paul A., Diehl, Stephan, Prophet, Jane, Lowgren, Jonas (2005): Perspectives on Aesthetic Computing. In Leonardo, 38 (2) pp. 133-141.

Lowgren, Jonas (2004): Animated use sketches as design representations. In Interactions, 11 (6) pp. 22-27.

Andersson, Ola, Cacciatore, Elenor, Lowgren, Jonas, Lundin, Thomas (2002): Post-hoc worknotes: a concept demo of video content management. In: ACM Multimedia 2002 , 2002, . pp. 670-671.

Lowgren, Jonas (2001): Sens-A-Patch: Interactive Visualization of Label Spaces. In: IV 2001 , 2001, . pp. 7-12.

Lowgren, Jonas, Stolterman, Erik A. (1999): Methods tools: design methodology and design practice. In Interactions, 6 (1) pp. 13-20.

Nakakoji, Kumiyo, Malinowski, Uwe, Lowgren, Jonas (1996): Knowledge-Based Support for the User-Interface Design Process. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 28 (1) pp. 43-47.

Ehn, Pelle, Lowgren, Jonas (1996): The Qualiteque: Systems at an Exhibition. In Interactions, 3 (3) pp. 53-55.

Lowgren, Jonas (1995): Applying Design Methodology to Software Development. In: Proceedings of DIS95: Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods, & Techniques , 1995, . pp. 87-95.

Paterno, Fabio, Sciacchitano, M. S., Lowgren, Jonas (1995): A User Interface Evaluation Mapping Physical User Actions to Task-Driven Formal Specificat. In: Palanque, Philippe A., Bastide, Remi (eds.) DSV-IS 1995 - Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems 95, Proceedings of the Eurographics Workshop June 7-9, 1995, Toulouse, France. pp. 35-53.

Lowgren, Jonas, Quinn, Clark N., Gasen, Jean B., Gorny, Peter (1994): Designing the Teaching of HCI. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 26 (4) pp. 28-31.

Lowgren, Jonas, Lauren, Ulrika (1993): Supporting the Use of Guidelines and Style Guides in Professional User Interface Design. In Interacting with Computers, 5 (4) pp. 385-396.

Lowgren, Jonas (1993): Using Domain Knowledge to Support Graphical Editing. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1993, . pp. 421-426.

Lowgren, Jonas, Holmberg, Lena (1993): Customizing the SIGCHI Curriculum for Use in Sweden. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 25 (4) pp. 8-11.

Waern, Yvonne, Hagglund, Sture, Lowgren, Jonas, Rankin, Ivan, Sokolnicki, Tomas, Steinemann, Anne (1992): Communication Knowledge for Knowledge Communication. In International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 37 (2) pp. 215-239.

Lowgren, Jonas, Nordqvist, Tommy (1992): Knowledge-Based Evaluation as Design Support for Graphical User Interfaces. In: Bauersfeld, Penny, Bennett, John, Lynch, Gene (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 92 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference June 3-7, 1992, Monterey, California. pp. 181-188.

Lowgren, Jonas, Nordqvist, Tommy (1990): A Knowledge-Based Tool for User Interface Evaluation and its Integration in a UIMS. In: Diaper, Dan, Gilmore, David J., Cockton, Gilbert, Shackel, Brian (eds.) INTERACT 90 - 3rd IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction August 27-31, 1990, Cambridge, UK. pp. 395-400.

Lowgren, Jonas (1989): An Architecture for Expert System User Interface Design and Management. In: Sibert, John L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd annual ACM SIGGRAPH symposium on User interface software and technology November 13 - 15, 1989, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. pp. 43-52.

Lowgren, Jonas (1988): History, State and Future of User Interface Management Systems. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 20 (1) pp. 32-44.

Lowgren, Jonas (2014): Interaction Design - brief intro. In: Soegaard, Mads, Dam, Rikke Friis (eds). "The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed." The Interaction Design Foundation .

Lowgren, Jonas, Stolterman, Erik A. (2004): Thoughtful Interaction Design: A Design Perspective on Information Technology, MIT Press,

Lowgren, Jonas, Stolterman, Erik A. (1998): Design av informationsteknik - materialet utan egenskaper, Studenterlitteratur,

Lowgren, Jonas (2006): Articulating the use qualities of digital designs. In: "Aesthetic Computing (Leonardo Books)" The MIT Press .