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Human-computer interaction

  • (Re)Searching The Digital Bauhausby Thomas Binder; Jonas Lowgren; Lone Malmborg

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    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...

  • 3C Visionby Virginio Cantoni; Stefano Levialdi; Bertrand Zavidovique

    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...

  • 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...

  • Adaptive Interactionby Stephen J. Payne; Andrew Howes

    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...

  • Adaptive Perspectives on Human-Technology Interactionby Alex Kirlik

    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...

  • Adaptive Perspectives on Human-Technology Interactionby Alex Kirlik

    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...

  • Advances in Intelligent ITby Y. Li; M. Looi; N. Zhong

    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...

  • Affective Computing and Intelligent Interactionby Jia Luo

    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...

  • 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...

  • Analysis, Retrieval and Delivery of Multimedia Contentby Nicola Adami; Andrea Cavallaro; Riccardo Leonardi

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Analysis, Retrieval and Delivery of Multimedia Content serves as a basis for presenting to young and experienced scientists the latest advances in all areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis. The book covers five main areas of multimedia, namely Multimedia Content Analysis, Motion and Activity Analysis, High-Level... more...