Attributes and Expression of STM(Short-term Memorable) Information

STM(Short-term Memorable) Information의 속성 및 정보표현

  • 한지애 (조선대학교 미술대학 디자인학부) ;
  • 류시천 (조선대학교 미술대학 디자인학부)
  • Received : 2010.07.19
  • Accepted : 2010.08.23
  • Published : 2010.09.28


The aim of this study is to investigate the method to enhance user cognition for "STM information(Short-term Memorable Information)" that is relatively accessible to information in a short period of time in information design types. What stands out from this study is the design attributes and expression method of information in a broad perspective. By 4 visualization attributes of function variable; 'Operations', 'Events', 'Methods' and 'Use cases', STM information should be satisfied by the attribute of 'Understandable' and 'Accessibility' from the point of view of visual representation and by the attribute of 'Errorless' and 'Timeliness' from the point of view of user operation. As the expression method of each perspectives, I suggested "Attribution theory", "Cognitive model", "Maximization of Proactivity", "Minimization of surplus information" and "Using dual-code" in the point of view of visual representation, and "Context effect", "Using memory code" and "Two methods of information scanning" in the point of view of user operation. I assured that above-mentioned methods are efficient and cognitive pattern of user for STM information is found out by survey and interview.


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