[IAEP] Academic papers about Sugar (UI)
billkerr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 06:46:24 EST 2010
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:02 AM, Christoph Derndorfer <
e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> Hi Sascha,
> the best work in this context that I've seen so far is Sven Bergman's
> master thesis: "Sugar - Not necessarily unhealthy":
> By the way, what is the focus of your thesis? I've recently restarted a
> dormant thesis project myself and would of course love to avoid too
> much overlap (esp. since Sven's thesis is basically *exactly* what I
> had planned to do;-).
thanks for this christoph, interesting
> Zitat von Sascha Silbe <sascha-ml-ui-sugar-iaep at silbe.org>:
> > Hi!
> > Sorry for the slightly OT post, but I'm having a hard time finding
> > relevant papers for my diploma thesis.
> > I'm looking for papers
> > a) describing the Sugar Learning Platform (high-level overview, ideas
> > behind it) and
> > b) that describe ideas used when designing Sugar (e.g. other
> > experimental UIs), i.e. that formed the basis of the Sugar HIGs.
> > c) anything else that had an influence on the UI design of Sugar.
I have compiled an annotated reference list of alan kay papers many of them
related to UI design issues and presenting original and valuable ideas about
I found John Maxwell's PhD and alan kay's paper "an early history of
smalltalk" to be the most valuable
> > What I've found:
> > - Carlos' thesis is the best match so far, but it focusses on what
> > Sugar looks like, not the ideas behind it
> > - some early articles about OLPC but they're more about laptops in
> > education than about Sugar
> > I'd appreciate any pointer in the right direction.
> > CU Sascha
> > --
> > http://sascha.silbe.org/
> > http://www.infra-silbe.de/
> Christoph Derndorfer
> co-editor, olpcnews
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> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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