What's Hot in Human Computer Interaction? Highlights 2019

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We would like to present to you a selection of Springer's latest new and highly influential publications in the field of human computer interaction. What are the hottest topics and what have your peers been reading? Find them all in this page! We invite you to contact our editors with your next book and article idea(s)!  

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Human and Machine Learning

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Exploring human aspects in machine learning based on algorithms, human cognitive responses, human evaluation, domain knowledge and real-world applications. The first dedicated source of the state-of-the-art advances in theories, techniques and applications of trustworthy and transparent machine learning.

Read a FREE chapter: "Do I Trust a Machine? Differences in User Trust Based on System Performance"​​​​​

Personas - User Focused Design

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Personas are a user-centered design methodology that covers topics from interaction design within IT, through to issues surrounding product design, communication, and marketing. Includes guidelines and templates to write personas and scenarios as well as numerous cases and material from industrial projects.

Read a FREE chapter: "Introduction: Stories About Users"

Funology 2

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How should we understand and design for fun as a User Experience? This new edition of a classic book is for students, designers and researchers who want to deepen their understanding of fun in the context of HCI.

Read a FREE chapter: "The Thing and I: Understanding the Relationship Between User and Product"

Open access book: Musical Haptics

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Offers an original interdisciplinary overview of how haptic feedback in digital musical interfaces leads to enhanced performance and expressivity, and improved user experience.

Download the complete open access book here

New Directions in Music and Human-Computer Interaction

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Explores a breadth of HCI perspectives and methodologies: from universal approaches to situated research within particular cultural and aesthetic contexts. Likewise, it is musically diverse and 
covers a broad range of different musical genres, from experimental to popular and from classical to folk.

Read a FREE chapter: "Understanding Music Interaction, and Why It Matters"

Read & download popular journal articles

Popular articles from a selection of human-computer interaction journals, published open access. Enjoy reading!

Computer Supported Cooperative Work

Mediating Environments and Objects as Knowledge Infrastructure

Technologies for Enhancing Collocated Social Interaction: Review of Design Solutions and Approaches

Cognition, Technology & Work

Evaluating the reduced flight deck crew concept using cognitive work analysis and social network analysis: comparing normal and data-link outage scenarios

Assessing network cognition in the Dutch railway system: insights into network situation awareness and workload using social network analysis 

Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments

What it takes to boost Internet of Things privacy beyond encryption with unobservable communication: a survey and lessons learned from the first implementation of DC-net

Controlling of communication connection range using acoustic waves emitted from smartphones

Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

Critical incidents in everyday technology use: exploring digital breakdowns

DeLight: biofeedback through ambient light for stress intervention and relaxation assistance

Universal Access in the Information Society

Designing and implementing interactive and realistic augmented reality experiences

Game-playing as an effective learning resource for elderly people: encouraging experiential adoption of touchscreen technologies

User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction

A methodology for creating and validating psychological stories for conveying and measuring psychological traits

Empowering cultural heritage professionals with tools for authoring and deploying personalised visitor experiences

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Human-Computer Interaction Series

               HCI series © Springer

Included in Thomson Reuters' Book Citation Index, The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography an The HCI Bibliography.  

The Springer flagship series in human-computer interaction with top HCI researchers published. 
More than one million downloads, attesting the need for valuable research available from this series. 

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Springer Series in Cultural Computing

               Cultural Computing series © Springer

Accepted for Scopus indexing

Presents the current research and knowledge of a broad range of topics including creativity support systems, digital communities, the interactive arts, cultural heritage, digital museums and intercultural collaboration. 
More than 300,000 downloads to date.

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Springer Series in Adaptive Environments

               Adaptive Environments series © Springer

Provides a unique, multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing together architecture, computing, engineering, humanities, social sciences and urbanism. The series welcomes technical, historical, theoretical and empirical works and values the publishing traditions of the respective disciplines.

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