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User interfaces (Computer systems)

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  • Human-Computer Interactionby Knut Nordby; Per Helmersen; David Gilmore; Svein Arnesen

    Springer US 2016; US$ 399.00

    This book provides one of the best currently available overviews of human-computer interaction across different cultures, disciplines and countries. It contains the selected proceedings of Interact '95 - the Fifth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - arranged by the International Federation for Information Processing and... more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 249.00

    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$ 199.00

    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...

  • Socially Intelligent Agentsby Kerstin Dautenhahn; Alan H. Bond; Lola Canamero; Bruce Edmonds

    Springer US 2006; US$ 269.00

    Socially situated planning provides one mechanism for improving the social awareness ofagents. Obviously this work isin the preliminary stages and many of the limitation and the relationship to other work could not be addressed in such a short chapter. The chief limitation, of course, is the strong commitment to de?ning social reasoning solely atthe... more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 189.00

    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...

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

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 189.00

      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...

  • Multimodal Intelligent Information Presentationby Oliviero Stock; Massimo Zancanaro

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 109.00

    Intelligent Multimodal Information Presentation relates to the ability of a computer system to automatically produce interactive information presentations, taking into account the specifics about the user, such as needs, interests and knowledge, and engaging in a collaborative interaction that helps the retrieval of relevant information and its understanding... 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...