Key arguments and relationships Humans are adaptive systems. Computer systems can be made adaptive.
Key findings and contributionsThe designer has to consider the range of ways in which systems can be made adaptive and to select a capability appropriate to the usability problem at hand.
Ideas, observations and critiquesSystems should have an integrated fault- based adaption. Input quality and quantity might improve usability. Adaptive systems are more expensive, but also more usable
General ideas Self-regulating system requires the system to monitor its own success.Access to its knowledge and ability toamend the representations - of user, of domain or of the interaction - if necessary.
Conclusion:Adaptive systems as solutionsto usability issues are here to stay.