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  • Agent Cultureby Sabine Payr; Robert Trappl

    CRC Press 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...

  • The Metaphysics of Virtual Realityby Michael Heim

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 34.99

    Computers have dramatically altered life in the late twentieth century. Today we can draw on worldwide computer links, speeding up communications by radio, newspapers, and television. Ideas fly back and forth and circle the globe at the speed of electricity. And just around the corner lurks full-blown virtual reality, in which we will be able to immerse... more...

  • Knowledge Structures for Communications in Human-Computer Systemsby Eldo C. Koenig

    Wiley 2006; US$ 85.95 US$ 77.36

    A comprehensive look at General automata and how it can be used to establish the fundamentals for communication in human-computer systems Drawing on author Eldo C. Koenig's extensive expertise and culling from his thirty-four previously published works, this seminal resource presents knowledge structures for communication in Human-Computer Systems... more...

  • Cognitive Systemsby Chris Forsythe; Michael L. Bernard; Timothy E. Goldsmith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The leading thinkers from the cognitive science tradition participated in a workshop sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories in July of 2003 to discuss progress in building their models. The goal was to summarize the theoretical and empirical bases for cognitive systems and to present exemplary developments in the field. Following the workshop, a... more...

  • Fieldwork for Designby David Randall; Richard Harper; Mark Rouncefield

    Springer London 2007; US$ 153.54

    Fieldwork for Design looks at why ethnographic approaches have been turned to in the design of computing devices for the workplace, for the home and elsewhere. It presents a history of ethnography, both as it was practiced before computer science picked it up and since, most especially in the CSCW and HCI domains. It examines, further, the various... more...

  • Human-Centered Software Engineering - Integrating Usability in the Software Development Lifecycleby Ahmed Seffah; Jan Gulliksen; Michel C. Desmarais

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 141.73

    Human-CenteredSoftwareEngineering: BridgingHCI,UsabilityandSoftwareEngineering From its beginning in the 1980’s, the ?eld of human-computer interaction (HCI) has beende?nedasamultidisciplinaryarena. BythisImeanthattherehas beenanexplicit recognition that distinct skills and perspectives are required to make the whole effort of designing usable computer... more...

  • HCI related papers of Interacción 2004by Raquel Navarro-Prieto; Jesús Lorés-Vidal

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 212.60

    The present book contains a collection of the best papers presented at the 5th International Conference on Interacción Persona Ordenador (IPO) (which is Human Computer Interaction in Spanish), which took place in th th Lleida on May 5 -7 , 2004. This conference was co-organised by the Universitat of Lleida and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Each... more...

  • Future Interaction Designby A. Pirhonen; H. Isomäki; C. Roast; P. Saariluoma

    Springer London 2005; US$ 129.92

    In 1969 Herbert Simon wrote a book, The Science of the Artificial, in which he argued that cognitive science should have its area of application in the design of devices. He proposed the foundation of a science of the artificial related with cognitive science in the sense in which we have traditionally understood the relationship between the engineering... more...

  • People and Computers XVIII - Design for Lifeby Sally Fincher; Panos Markpoulos; David Moore; Roy Ruddle

    Springer London 2007; US$ 212.60

    The eighteenth annual British HCI Conference chose as its theme Design for Life. 'Life' has many facets, from work (of course, or should we say inevitably!) to travel, fun and other forms of leisure. We selected 23 full papers out of 63 submitted, which covered our interaction with computer systems in a variety of types of life situation — including... more...

  • Affective Computing and Intelligent Interactionby Ana Paiva; Rui Prada; Rosalind W. Picard

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 129.92

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, ACII 2007. It covers affective facial expression and recognition, affective body expression and recognition, affective speech processing, affective text and dialogue processing, recognizing affect using physiological... more...