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- Springer 2008; US$ 169.00
Interaction design entered the scene of design as computer scientists and engineers realized that technology is a design material rather than a neutral set of tools and machinery supporting life at work or at home. Since then, interaction designers have been actively involved in exploring new design concepts for anything from interactive websites to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 49.95
The exponential explosion of images and videos concerns everybody's common life, since this media is now present everywhere and in all human activities. Scientists, artists and engineers, in any field, need to be aware of the basic mechanisms that allow them to understand how images are essentially information carriers. Images bear a strong evocative... more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 179.00
One of the next challenges in vehicular technology field is to improve drastically the road safety. Current developments are focusing on both vehicle platform and diverse assistance systems. This book presents a new engineering approach based on lean vehicle architecture ready for the drive-by-wire technology. Based on a cognitive functionality... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
This lecture describes a theoretical framework for the behavioural sciences that holds high promise for theory-driven research and design in Human-Computer Interaction. The framework is designed to tackle the adaptive, ecological, and bounded nature of human behaviour. It is designed to help scientists and practitioners reason about why people choose... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 39.99
How to understand and support cognition in human-technology interaction is both a practically and socially relevant problem. The chapters frame this problem in adaptive terms: how are behaviour and cognition adapted, or perhaps ill-adapted, to the demands and opportunities of an environment where interaction is mediated by tools and technology? more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 39.99
In everyday life, and particularly in the modern workplace, information technology and automation increasingly mediate, augment, and sometimes even interfere with how humans interact with their environment. How to understand and support cognition in human-technology interaction is both a practically and socially relevant problem. The chapters in this... more...
- IOS Press 2006; US$ 151.00
In the great digital era, we are witnessing many rapid scientific and technological developments in human-centered, seamless computing environments, interfaces, devices and systems with applications ranging from business and communication to entertainment and learning. These developments are collectively best characterized as Active Media Technology... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 399.00
2012 International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ICACII 2012) was the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of advances in Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction. The conference provided a rare opportunity to bring together worldwide academic researchers and practitioners for exchanging... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 115.95
Contents: Preface. S. Payr, Introduction. Part I: Culture(s) and Agent Technology. P. Sengers, The Agents of McDonaldization. L. Heaton, Designing Technology, Designing Culture. K. Dautenhahn, Socially Intelligent Agents in Human Primate Culture. Part II: Design for Cross-Cultural Believability. F. de Rosis, C. Pelachaud, I. Poggi,... more...