Appraisal and guideline to utilise colours in interactive learning environments based on Kansei engineering

K.G.D. Tharangie*, C.M. Althaff Irfan, Koichi Yamada, Ashu Marasinghe

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Abstract

This paper appraises the significance of psychological effect of colours in interface designing, utilising a Kansei assessing system. A group of Japanese children age between 10-11 years took part in the research work. The experiment addressed children's colour emotion associations in the context of interactive, learning environment. Significance of result proved that colour plays a major role in a child's world and plays an important influential role when interacting with computers. Moreover, using the results of the study, this paper highlights the importance of affective dimension in colour design and effective way of using it.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-299
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Biometrics
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2011

Keywords

  • affective aspect
  • affective variability
  • colour
  • interactive learning environment
  • interface designing
  • Kansei engineering

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