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User interfaces (Computer systems)

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  • Personalized Digital Televisionby Liliana Ardissono; Alfred Kobsa; Mark T. Maybury

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 179.70

    TV viewers today are exposed to overwhelming amounts of information, and challenged by the plethora of interactive functionality provided by current set-top boxes. To ensure broad adoption of this technology by consumers, future Digital Television will have to take usability issues thoroughly into account. In particular, serious attention must be... more...

  • What We Know About CSCLby Jan-Willem Strijbos; Paul A. Kirschner; Rob L. Martens

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 151.44

    A Dutch policy scientist once said the information and knowledge in the twenty-first century has the shelf life of fresh fish, and learning in this age often means learning where and how to find something and how to relate it to a specific situation instead of knowing everything one needs to know. On top of this, the world has become so highly interconnected... more...

  • Funologyby M.A. Blythe; K. Overbeeke; A.F. Monk; P.C. Wright

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 157.24

    This book reflects the move in Human Computer Interaction studies from standard usability concerns towards a wider set of problems to do with fun, enjoyment, aesthetics and the experience of use. Traditionally HCI has been concerned with work and task based applications but as digital technologies proliferate in the home fun becomes an important issue.... more...

  • Cost-Justifying Usabilityby Randolph G. Bias; Deborah J. Mayhew

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 84.95

    You just know that an improvement of the user interface will reap rewards, but how do you justify the expense and the labor and the time?guarantee a robust ROI!?ahead of time? How do you decide how much of an investment should be funded? And what is the best way to sell usability to others? In this completely revised and new edition, Randolph G.... more...

  • Language and Communicationby Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 204.99 US$ 176.29

    Computer interfaces and documentation are notoriously difficult for any user, regardless of his or her level of experience. Advances in technology are not making applications more friendly. Introducing concepts from linguistics and language teaching, Language and Communication proposes a new approach to computer interface design. The book explains... more...

  • Biometric Systemsby James L. Wayman; Anil Jain; Davide Maltoni; Dario Maio

    Springer London 2005; US$ 129.00

    The use of computers to recognize humans from physical and behavioral traits dates back to the digital computer evolution of the 1960s. But even after decades of research and hundreds of major deployments, the field of biometrics remains fresh and exciting as new technologies are developed andoldtechnologiesareimprovedandfieldedinnewapplications.Wor-... more...

  • Evolutionary Synthesis of Pattern Recognition Systemsby Bir Bhanu; Lin Yingqiang; Krzysztof Krawiec

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 157.24

      Evolutionary computation is becoming increasingly important for computer vision and pattern recognition and provides a systematic way of synthesis and analysis of object detection and recognition systems. Incorporating "learning" into recognition systems will enable these systems to automatically generate new features on the fly and cleverly... more...

  • Mobile Virtual Workby J.H. Erik Andriessen; Matti Vartiainen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 209.00

    Dear Reader This is a book about mobile virtual work. It aims at clarifying the basic concepts and showing present practices and future challenges. The roots of the book are in the collaboration of few European practitioners and - searchers, who met each other under the umbrella of the Swedish SALTSA programme (see next page) in January 2002 in Stockholm.... more...

  • Advanced Man-Machine Interactionby Karl-Friedrich Kraiss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 299.00

    Man-machine interaction is the gateway providing access to functions and services, which, due to the ever increasing complexity of smart systems, threatens to become a bottleneck. This book therefore introduces not only advanced interfacing concepts, but also gives insight into the related theoretical background.This refers mainly to the realization... more...

  • SmartKom: Foundations of Multimodal Dialogue Systemsby Wolfgang Wahlster

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 149.00

    With contributions by leading scientists in the field, this book gives the first comprehensive overview of the results of the seminal SmartKom project ? one of the most advanced multimodal dialogue systems worldwide. more...