This issue has one research-oriented article, "Discovering Modalities for Adaptive Multimodal Interfaces." The article by Prammanee et al. on mobile design begins on page 66 and is another example of publishing research for a practitioner audience. Tips and Strategies for the Elevator Talk My last column gave a few general tips on writing research for a practitioner audience. I'd like to expand on this by starting at the beginning, with a short abstract that I call the Elevator Talk. Write as you speak. Imagine that you have walked into an elevator, and someone asks, "So, what do you…
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