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- Springer London 2008; US$ 169.00
Written by authors ranging from the founders of the field to influential shapers of education and research, this book offers readers a broad view of the foundations of the field of interaction design and identifies challenges facing interaction design today. 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...
- Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 129.00
This book reviews innovative uses of 3D for immersive and interactive learning, covering gifted programs, normal stream and special needs education. Reports on curriculum-based 3D learning in classrooms, and co-curriculum-based 3D student research projects. 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 259.00
Fundamental transformations are imminent for the automobile today: propulsion technologies are going to shift from combustion engines to electric motors; cars and roads will soon be as safe and convenient as never before; and traffic will flow increasingly efficient. Many of these advancements are due to innovative information and communication technologies,... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 49.95
Guiding the reader through every aspect of the field, from design principles to infrastructure to effective fine-tuning strategies, this volume analyzes the extent to which research on academic spoken dialog systems converges with real-world applications. more...