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  • Activity Theory in HCIby Victor Kaptelinin; Bonnie Nardi

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    Activity theory -- a conceptual framework originally developed by Aleksei Leontiev -- has its roots in the socio-cultural tradition in Russian psychology. The foundational concept of the theory is human activity, which is understood as purposeful, mediated, and transformative interaction between human beings and the world. Since the early 1990s, activity... more...

  • HCI Theoryby Yvonne Rogers

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    Theory is the bedrock of many sciences, providing a rigorous method to advance knowledge, through testing and falsifying hypotheses about observable phenomena. To begin with, the nascent field of HCI followed the scientific method borrowing theories from cognitive science to test theories about user performance at the interface. But HCI has emerged... more...

  • Vision-Based Interactionby Matthew Turk; Gang Hua

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 50.00

    In its early years, the field of computer vision was largely motivated by researchers seeking computational models of biological vision and solutions to practical problems in manufacturing, defense, and medicine. For the past two decades or so, there has been an increasing interest in computer vision as an input modality in the context of human-computer... more...

  • Beyond Knowledge: The Legacy of Competenceby Jörg Zumbach; Neil Schwartz; Tina Seufert; Liesbeth Kester

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 239.00

    First volume combining fundamental research and applications in the evolving research field of learning and instruction with computers Focusing on cognitive processes involved and the concept of competence in multimedia and computer-supported learning more...

  • Agent Cultureby Sabine Payr; Robert Trappl

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 115.95

    This volume began with a workshop of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence held in 2001. Concerned with embodied agents as cultural objects and subjects, the book is divided into three parts. It begins by drawing attention to the cultural embeddedness of technology in general and agent design in particular, as a reminder that... more...

  • Eye Tracking Methodologyby Andrew T. Duchowski

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Provides information on how to develop, implement and use eye tracker systems. This guide includes technical description of eye tracking technology, describes experimental methodology and 5 case studies. It is useful to practitioners responsible for developing or implementing an eye tracking system. more...

  • Moderating Usability Testsby Joseph S. Dumas; Beth A. Loring

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 47.95

    Many aspects of usability testing have been thoroughly studied and documented. This isn?t true, however, of the details of interacting with the test participants who provide the critical usability data. This omission has meant that there have been no training materials and no principles from which new moderators can learn how to interact. Moderating... more...

  • The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interactionby Dan Diaper; Neville Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 241.00

    A comprehensive review of the current state of research and use of task analysis for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), this multi-authored and diligently edited handbook offers the best reference source available on this diverse subject whose foundations date to the turn of the last century. Each chapter begins with an abstract and is cross-referenced... more...

  • The Human-Dimensions of Human-Computer Interactionby E. McKay

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 125.00

    The Human-Dimensions of Human-Computer Interaction commences a non-technical discussion about everyday computer usage and deals with the human-dimension or social context of effective HCI. It brings forward many of the hidden complexities of the human-dimensions of HCI, and owes to the educative nature of the techno-saga. The first three chapters are... more...

  • Human-Computer Interactionby Andrew Sears; Julie A. Jacko

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 104.95

    Hailed on first publication as a compendium of foundational principles and cutting-edge research, The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook has become the gold standard reference in this field. Derived from select chapters of this groundbreaking and authoritative resource, Human-Computer Interaction Fundamentals emphasizes emerging topics such as sensor... more...