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  • Virtual Realismby Michael Heim

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 25.95

    Exploring a wide range of virtual reality technologies, from a tour of a virtual art gallery to the head-up displays used by military pilots, Michael Heim suggests a harmony of technology with lifestyle. more...

  • Bodies in Codeby Mark B. N. Hansen

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    Bodies in Code explores how our bodies experience and adapt to digital environments. Cyberculture theorists have tended to overlook biological reality when talking about virtual reality, and Mark B. N. Hansen's book shows what they've been missing. Cyberspace is anchored in the body, he argues, and it's the body--not high-tech computer graphics--that... more...

  • Future Interaction Designby A. Pirhonen; H. Isomäki; C. Roast

    Springer 2005; US$ 129.00

    The perspectives and techniques used in HCI practice and research are broadening, and this book looks at new concepts which are likely to contribute to the discipline and prepare it for design problems of the future. The emphasis is on the human being as a social, cognitive, emotional, creative and active actor. more...

  • Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environmentsby W. Minker; Dirk Bühler; Laila Dybkjaer

    Springer 2006; US$ 109.00

    The ongoing migration of computing and information access from stationary environments to mobile computing devices for eventual use in mobile environments, such as Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), tablet PCs, next generation mobile phones, and in-car driver assistance systems, poses critical challenges for natural human-computer interaction. Spoken... more...

  • Fieldwork for Designby Dave Randall; Richard Harper; Mark Rouncefield

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    Fieldwork for Design looks at why ethnographic approaches have been turned to in the design of computing devices for the workplace, for the home and elsewhere. It presents a history of ethnography, both as it was practiced before computer science picked it up and since, most especially in the CSCW and HCI domains. It examines, further, the various... more...

  • Human-Centered Software Engineeringby Ahmed Seffah; Jan Gulliksen; Michel C. Desmarais

    Springer 2006; US$ 189.00

    Brings to light the major issues and challenges in the integration of the fields of HCI and Software Engineering. This book offers various solutions to bridging the HCI and SE gap, including: extending software engineering artifacts for UI specification. more...

  • People and Computers XVIII - Design for Lifeby Sally Fincher; Panos Markpoulos; David Moore

    Springer 2007; US$ 249.00

    This volume contains papers presented at HCI 2004, held in September in Leeds, UK, covering all the main areas of current research in HCI. This year's theme is Design for Life and focuses on quality applications that can make a difference to the everyday lives of the person on the street. Themes covered include mobile devices and more. more...

  • Designing for Interactionby Dan Saffer

    Pearson Education 2006; US$ 36.00

    Explore the new design discipline that is behind such products as the iPod and innovative Web sites like Flickr. While other books on this subject are either aimed at more seasoned practitioners or else are too focused on a particular medium like software, this guide will take a more holistic approach to the discipline, looking at interaction design... more...

  • Cognition, Communication and Interactionby Satinder P. Gill

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Examines the theoretical and methodological research issues that underlie the design and use of interactive technology. This book provides a trans-disciplinary research framework and methodology for interaction design. more...

  • People and Computers 19by Tom McEwan; Jan Gulliksen; David Benyon

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Contains the full papers presented at HCI 2005, the 19th Annual Conference of the British HCI Group, a specialist group of the BCS. This work includes discussions outlining the research results and novel systems from the foremost research and development groups and laboratories throughout the UK and Europe. more...