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Studies in Computational Intelligence

Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective

Editors: Zacarias, Marielba, de Oliveira, José Valente (Eds.)

  • Offers a new perspective on Human computer Interaction (HCI): the agency perspective
  • Coherent, in depth, and timely material on the agency perspective in HCI
  • Written by leading experts in the field
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Agent-centric theories, approaches and technologies are contributing to enrich interactions between users and computers. This book aims at highlighting the influence of the agency perspective in Human-Computer Interaction through a careful selection of research contributions. Split into five sections; Users as Agents, Agents and Accessibility, Agents and Interactions, Agent-centric Paradigms and Approaches, and Collective Agents, the book covers a wealth of novel, original and fully updated material, offering:

 

To provide a coherent, in depth, and timely material on the agency perspective in HCI

To offer an authoritative treatment of the subject matter presented by carefully selected authors

To offer a balanced and broad coverage of the subject area, including, human, organizational, social, as well as technological concerns.

ü  To offer a hands-on-experience by covering representative case studies and offering essential design guidelines

 

The book will appeal to a broad audience of researchers and professionals associated to software engineering, interface design, accessibility, as well as agent-based interaction paradigms and technology.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Towards Happiness: Possibility-Driven Design

    Desmet, Pieter (et al.)

    Pages 3-27

  • Balancing User and Business Goals in Software Development to Generate Positive User Experience

    Nass, Claudia (et al.)

    Pages 29-53

  • The User-Subjective Approach to Personal Information Management: From Theory to Practice

    Bergman, Ofer

    Pages 55-81

  • Children Psychotherapy with Mobile Devices

    Sá, Marco (et al.)

    Pages 85-109

  • Designing with and for Older Adults: Experience from Game Design

    Mahmud, Abdullah Al (et al.)

    Pages 111-129

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eBook $189.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $239.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-25690-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $239.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective
Editors
  • Marielba Zacarias
  • José Valente de Oliveira
Series Title
Studies in Computational Intelligence
Series Volume
396
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-25691-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-25691-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-25690-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43910-0
Series ISSN
1860-949X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 466
Number of Illustrations and Tables
50 b/w illustrations, 70 illustrations in colour
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