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Understanding your users: a practical guide to user research methods (2nd ed.)
Baxter K., Courage C., Caine K., Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2015. 568 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128002-32-2)
This volume is a great reference source, not just for undergraduates but also for practitioners in the broad field of user experience. The book is an easy-to-follow guide, employing simple and clear language suitable for both experts a...
Sep 14 2016
A perspective of games for people with physical disabilities
Szykman A., Gois J., Brandão A. OzCHI 2015 (Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Australian Special Interest Group for Computer Human Interaction, Parkville, VIC, Australia, Dec 7-10, 2015) 274-283, 2015. Type: Proceedings
The original purpose of video games was entertainment, and for the most part it will be difficult to change that notion. However, in recent years, there have been moves for games to go beyond this objective and find usefulness in the r...
Mar 8 2016
Communicating the UX vision: 13 anti-patterns that block good ideas
Hodges-Schell M., O’Brien J., Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2015. 374 pp. Type: Book (978-0-124201-97-2)
Written by two practitioners and designers, each with 15 to 20 years in the field, this book has a homespun quality to it; however, it is filled with real-world examples and anecdotes that will resonate with most designers....
Nov 10 2015
Brain-computer-interfaces in their ethical, social and cultural contexts
Grübler G., Hildt E., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 202 pp. Type: Book (978-9-401789-95-0)
Given recent advances in neuroimaging, there is a groundswell of interest in how emerging systems can be used to interface with computers. The field is admittedly still nascent, yet the markers of progress come from a variety of viewp...
May 8 2015
Context-based ontology-driven recommendation strategies for tourism in ubiquitous computing
Shi L., Lin F., Yang T., Qi J., Ma W., Xu S. Wireless Personal Communications: An International Journal 76(4): 731-745, 2014. Type: Article
Tourism recommender systems have been an important area of research for over a decade and are gaining momentum with the help of ontology-driven systems. However, further improvements are warranted to enhance the relevance of the recomm...
Nov 13 2014
Acceptance of socially assistive humanoid robot by preschool and elementary school teachers
Fridin M., Belokopytov M. Computers in Human Behavior 3323-31, 2014. Type: Article
Socially assistive robotics (SAR) has been making inroads in education since its inception. Robots of various shapes, forms, and functions have been used to assist students in the learning process. Their presence in the classroom has a...
Aug 27 2014
Quality of experience: advanced concepts, applications and methods
Möller S., Raake A., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 350 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319026-80-0)
How do you measure an experience, or its quality, if you can’t define what “quality” and “experience” mean? Like many engineering professionals, I substitute quantity for quality and me...
Jun 9 2014
Human-computer interaction: an empirical research perspective
MacKenzie I., Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2013. 370 pp. Type: Book (978-0-124058-65-1)
Back when the PC reigned supreme, human-computer interaction (HCI) was largely ignored by the majority of both users and developers. But with the advent of various i-devices, and portable devices using Android and Windows Mobile, the p...
Dec 20 2013
Designing interactive systems in healthcare: a report on WISH 2011
Reddy M., Mamykina L., Parker A. interactions 19(1): 24-27, 2012. Type: Article
Due to “a mismatch between the reality of conducting clinical work and the structure of computing applications that are meant to support it,” health information technology (HIT) has experienced low levels of adoptio...
Dec 31 2012
Sequential art for science and CHI
Rowland D., Porter D., Gibson M., Walker K., Underwood J., Luckin R., Smith H., Fitzpatrick G., Good J., Walker B., Chamberlain A., Rennick Egglestone S., Marshall J., Schnädelbach H., Benford S. CHI EA 2010 (Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Extended Abstracts), Atlanta, GA, Apr 10-15, 2010) 2651-2660, 2010. Type: Proceedings
This is not an ordinary scientific paper. In fact, it is such an outstanding work that I will make my PhD students read it both because of its content and its format....
Aug 5 2010
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