User interface plasticity

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Plasticity is the capacity of a user interface to withstand variations of both the system's physical characteristics and the environment while preserving usability.[1] A so-called "responsive web site" is an instance of a plastic user interface.


  1. ^ Thevenin, D.; Coutaz, J. (2002). "Plasticity of User Interfaces: Framework and Research Agenda". Proc. Interact'99, A. Sasse & C. Johnson Eds, IFIP IOS Press. Edinburgh. pp. 110–117.