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Generating implications for design through design research. / Sas, Corina; Whittaker, Steve; Dow, Steve; Forlizzi, Jodi; Zimmerman, John.

CHI '14 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM, 2014. p. 1971-1980.

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Sas, C, Whittaker, S, Dow, S, Forlizzi, J & Zimmerman, J 2014, Generating implications for design through design research. in CHI '14 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, New York, pp. 1971-1980. https://doi.org/10.1145/2556288.2557357

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Sas, C., Whittaker, S., Dow, S., Forlizzi, J., & Zimmerman, J. (2014). Generating implications for design through design research. In CHI '14 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1971-1980). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2556288.2557357

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Sas C, Whittaker S, Dow S, Forlizzi J, Zimmerman J. Generating implications for design through design research. In CHI '14 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: ACM. 2014. p. 1971-1980 https://doi.org/10.1145/2556288.2557357

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Sas, Corina ; Whittaker, Steve ; Dow, Steve ; Forlizzi, Jodi ; Zimmerman, John. / Generating implications for design through design research. CHI '14 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM, 2014. pp. 1971-1980

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