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  • Social Computing and Social Mediaby Gabriele Meiselwitz

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 50.78

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media, SCSM 2015, held as part of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2015, held in Los Angeles, CA, USA, in August 2015. The total of 1462 papers and 246 poster papers presented at the HCII 2015 conferences... more...

  • Cutaneous Haptic Feedback in Robotic Teleoperationby Claudio Pacchierotti

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 70.86

    This work addresses the challenge of providing effective cutaneous haptic feedback in robotic teleoperation, with the objective of achieving the highest degree of transparency whilst guaranteeing the stability of the considered systems. On the one hand, it evaluates teleoperation systems that provide only cutaneous cues to the operator, thus guaranteeing... more...

  • Context Aware Human-Robot and Human-Agent Interactionby Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann; Junsong Yuan; Daniel Thalmann; Bum-Jae You

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 100.39

    This is the first book to describe how Autonomous Virtual Humans and Social Robots can interact with real people, be aware of the environment around them, and react to various situations. Researchers from around the world present the main techniques for tracking and analysing humans and their behaviour and contemplate the potential for these virtual... more...

  • Engineering for HCIby Claus Unger; Leonard J. Bass

    Springer US 2016; US$ 232.60

    The volume contains all papers presented at the Working Conference on Engineering for Human-Computer Interaction (EHCI'95), grouped into the topic areas Formal Methods, Tools, Multimedia, Architecture, CSCW, and Design. It includes transcripts of all discussions among the presenters and the conference participants. It further contains the... more...

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

    Springer US 2016; US$ 349.42

    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...

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

    Springer US 2006; US$ 200.79

    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...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 188.98

    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$ 159.26

    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$ 165.36

    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 of Cost-Justifying... more...