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Human-computer interaction

  • Applying Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design of Human-Computer Interaction Systemsby Gregory Z. Bedny; Waldemar Karwowski; Inna Bedny

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Human?Computer Interaction (HCI) is an interdisciplinary field that has gained recognition as an important field in ergonomics. HCI draws on ideas and theoretical concepts from computer science, psychology, industrial design, and other fields. Human?Computer Interaction is no longer limited to trained software users. Today people interact with various... more...

  • Smartphone-Based Human Activity Recognitionby Jorge Luis Reyes Ortiz

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    The book reports on the author?s original work to address the use of today?s state-of-the-art smartphones for human physical activity recognition. By exploiting the sensing, computing and communication capabilities currently available in these devices, the author developed a novel smartphone-based activity-recognition system, which takes into consideration... more...

  • Empowering Users through Designby David Bihanic

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00

    At the crossroads of various disciplines, this collective work examines the possibility of a new end-user ?engagement? in ongoing digital/technological products and services development. It provides an overview of recent research specifically focused on the user?s democratic participation and empowerment. It also enables readers to better identify... more...

  • Context in Computingby Patrick Brézillon; Avelino J. Gonzalez

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 0.00

    This volume explores how context has been and can be used in computing to model human behaviors, actions and communications as well as to manage data and knowledge. It addresses context management and exploitation of context for sharing experience across domains. The book serves as a user-centric guide for readers wishing to develop context-based... more...

  • Readyby Roberto Dillon

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 0.00

    How did the Commodore 64 conquer the hearts of millions and become a platform people still actively develop for even today? What made it so special? This book will appeal to both those who like tinkering with old technology as a hobby and nostalgic readers who simply want to enjoy a trip down memory lane. It discusses in a concise but rigorous format... more...

  • Towards the Multilingual Semantic Webby Paul Buitelaar; Philipp Cimiano

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 0.00

    To date, the relation between multilingualism and the Semantic Web has not yet received enough attention in the research community. One major challenge for the Semantic Web community is to develop architectures, frameworks and systems that can help in overcoming national and language barriers, facilitating equal access to information produced in different... more...

  • Brain-Computer Interface Researchby Christoph Guger; Theresa Vaughan; Brendan Allison

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 0.00

    This book provides a cutting-edge overview of the latest developments in Brain-Computer-Interfaces (BCIs), reported by leading research groups. As the reader will discover, BCI research is moving ahead rapidly, with many new ideas, research initiatives, and improved technologies, e.g. BCIs that enable people to communicate just by thinking ? without... more...

  • Brain-Computer Interfacesby Aboul Ella Hassanien; Ahmad Taher Azar

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    The success of a BCI system depends as much on the system itself as on the user?s ability to produce distinctive EEG activity. BCI systems can be divided into two groups according to the placement of the electrodes used to detect and measure neurons firing in the brain. These groups are: invasive systems, electrodes are inserted directly into the... more...

  • Games for Health 2014by Ben Schouten; Stephen Fedtke; Marlies Schijven; Mirjam Vosmeer; Alex Gekker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 0.00

    Founded in 2004, the Games for Health Project supports community, knowledge and business development efforts to use cutting-edge games and game technologies to improve health and health care. The Games for Health Conference brings together researchers, medical professionals and game developers to share information about the impact of games, playful... more...

  • Haptic Rendering for Simulation of Fine Manipulationby Dangxiao Wang; Jing Xiao; Yuru Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 0.00

    This book introduces the latest progress in six degrees of freedom (6-DoF) haptic rendering with the focus on a new approach for simulating force/torque feedback in performing tasks that require dexterous manipulation skills. One of the major challenges in 6-DoF haptic rendering is to resolve the conflict between high speed and high fidelity requirements,... more...