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UX Design Glossary

The DSIA glossary contains a controlled vocabulary of more than 300 terms. These terms are used to communicate patterns, behavior and concepts that have emerged in the theoretical study of information architecture and the organizational dynamics of user experience (UX) design.

The DSIA glossary is currently divided into two subject domains:

You can also download the UX Design Practice Verticals PDF:

While most terms listed in this public glossary are considered stable, their relationship to each other, ongoing research, and theoretical inquiry make them subject to refinement at any time.


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Nathaniel Davis
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