Before we begin, please have a read over the following materials:
I would also like to reiterate the nine questions for HCI researchers in the making here:
These questions are really good starting points to give you bearings on your research direction.
I would also like to point you to the results from my questionnaire for CHI researchers about writing. Interestingly in the survey researchers rated the importance of the Introduction and Results section almost equally high (with the Results coming out on top) and were not giving as much love to the Discussion section. In my interviews, however, the introduction and discussion were mentioned as important sections.
The key ingredients for CHI research papers mentioned in the survey were:
Besides asking for key ingredients in CHI papers, I also asked survey respondents for the main piece of advice for aspiring CHI authors:
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