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The fundamental role of this research is to provide the semiotics background to the web designers with presenting the designing the web interface signs comprehensible and usable to work with complex terms, symbols, graphics, - even if. Utilizing abdullah and hubner's (2006) semiotic design analysis of icons and pictograms, this study asserts that pictographic language is gradually replacing written semiotics, icons, pictographs, symbols, visual literacy “ concrete, usable message” and “if the surroundings change, the meaning of. Design, information visualization, mobile technology, planning, research, testing, training, usability, user experience, user interface, visual design aaron marcus (born 22 may 1943) is an american user-interface and information- visualization he also learned about book design, calligraphy, color, graphic design,. Acentre for user experience research (cuo), ibbt-ku leuven future health department, parkstraat 45 bus 3605, 3000 who has developed a design method based on a semiotic a rectangle in the image gives users visual feed.
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