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  1-10 of 151 Reviews about "User-Centered Design (H.5.2...)": Date Reviewed
  Contextual design: design for life (2nd ed.)
Holtzblatt K., Beyer H.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 530 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128008-94-2)

The methodology of contextual design was first introduced in 1992, and it looks at software system design from a broader perspective than is usually done in requirements gathering and design. This book is a second edition, which focuses on a revis...

Apr 6 2018
  Chatbots and the new world of HCI
Følstad A., Brandtzæg P.  interactions 24(4): 38-42, 2017. Type: Article

Most research literature falls into two camps: original research findings or surveys. This article fits neither profile, and is instead a puff piece more suitable to People magazine than ACM interactions....

Feb 7 2018
  User behaviour and task characteristics: a field study of daily information behaviour
He J., Yilmaz E.  CHIIR 2017 (Proceedings of the 2017 Conference Human Information Interaction and Retrieval, Oslo, Norway,  Mar 7-11, 2017) 67-76, 2017. Type: Proceedings

Daily search and browsing activity logs of users, when self-annotated (in contrast to third-party annotations), can give us insights about the users’ information-seeking behavior....

Sep 19 2017
  Designing user interfaces for an aging population
Johnson J., Finn K.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Cambridge, MA, 2017.Type: Book (9780128044674)

Johnson and Finn observe that we are continuing to see increases in the number of people aged 50 or more; by 2035, the percentage of people in this category in more developed regions has been predicted to be 45 percent. These people can take longe...

Jul 18 2017
  A human-centered design optimization approach for robotic exoskeletons through biomechanical simulation
Zhou L., Li Y., Bai S.  Robotics and Autonomous Systems 91337-347, 2017. Type: Article

This interesting paper demonstrates the application of biomechanical simulation techniques to the human-centered design of rehabilitation devices. It uses models of the behavior of the upper body and alternative designs of a passive exoskeleton to...

Jun 13 2017
  Human-centred web adaptation and personalization: from theory to practice
Germanakos P., Belk M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 336 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319280-48-6)

This book covers a very new and interesting topic of improving user interfaces (UIs) by making them friendly to each particular user. The reader can find a lot of information about the history of UIs and the current ways to make them more efficien...

Apr 5 2017
  Search engines for children: search user interfaces and information-seeking behaviour
Gossen T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 283 pp. Type: Book (978-3-658120-68-9)

This book focuses on a very important educational subject matter: the proper usage of search engines for children. In order to approach this, one has to study the behavior of children when querying a search engine and the selection process of whic...

Jan 20 2017
  How games move us: emotion by design
Isbister K.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2016. 192 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262034-26-5)

Katherine Isbister begins the first chapter with the observation that games differ from other media by offering meaningful choices and dynamic flow, two mechanisms for potential emotional impact. She then discusses how avatars, non-player characte...

Dec 7 2016
  Designing for intuitive use for non-human users
Wirman H., Jørgensen I.  ACE 2015 (Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, Iskandar, Malaysia,  Nov 16-19, 2015) Article-No. 58, 2015. Type: Proceedings

When I read this paper, I couldn’t help but think of the infinite monkey theorem: an army of monkeys hunched over typewriters. But the question the authors investigate is not the probability of a Shakespearean oeuvre as an outcome, but the s...

Sep 28 2016
  The VR book: human-centered design for virtual reality
Jerald J.,  Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool, New York, NY, 2016. 635 pp. Type: Book

This is an important moment for the field of virtual reality (VR) research given the recent large-scale release of several consumer-oriented systems. Virtual reality technologies, sometimes called mixed realities, encompass much more than the late...

Aug 15 2016
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