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  Beyond the words: predicting user personality from heterogeneous information
Wei H., Zhang F., Yuan N., Cao C., Fu H., Xie X., Rui Y., Ma W.  WSDM 2017 (Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Cambridge, UK,  Feb 6-10, 2017) 305-314, 2017. Type: Proceedings

In contemporary digital culture, everyday life is permeated by computer-mediated activities. As a byproduct, a reservoir of digital trace data is generated. Can this data be leveraged to infer one’s personality?...

Apr 19 2018
  Carebit: a privacy-preserving "step" toward remote informal caregiving
Ghosh A., Aljallad Z., Badillo-Urquiola K., Wisniewski P.  GROUP 2018 (Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Supporting Groupwork, Sanibel Island, FL,  Jan 7-10, 2018) 154-157, 2018. Type: Proceedings

Carebit is an application to help caregivers working with elderly people who are living independently. In practice, the person being monitored wears a Fitbit synced to the Internet. He or she initiates the check-in. The app shows the caregiver the...

Apr 13 2018
  Digital government: leveraging innovation to improve public sector performance and outcomes for citizens
Falk S., Römmele A., Silverman M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 192 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319387-93-2)

The term “digital” is pervasive--in companies, societies, businesses, and governments. Through five international case studies, this book sheds some light on related issues such as “improved governance, efficiency, participa...

Apr 11 2018
  Designing for transformative play
Back J., Segura E., Waern A.  ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 24(3): 1-28, 2017. Type: Article

Could the design of specific game types lead to better user experiences? Does a specific type of game make it more enjoyable, and increase the quality of the user experience? This highly interesting paper is addressed to researchers and practition...

Apr 9 2018
  Representation and reality in humans, other living organisms and intelligent machines
Dodig-Crnkovic G., Giovagnoli R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 378 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319437-82-8)

This book comes out of a joint project on which the editors have collaborated since 2012. The book covers various aspects of the subject of representation and its relationship to humans, other living organisms, and machines. This question of the w...

Apr 6 2018
  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
   Wearable IoT data stream traceability in a distributed health information system
Lomotey R., Pry J., Sriramoju S.  Pervasive and Mobile Computing 40 692-707, 2017. Type: Article

Personal use of wearable Internet of Things (IoT) devices for health monitoring is rapidly expanding. For medical use, routing continuous streams of this data raises new security, safety, and complexity concerns. This paper explores traceability b...

Apr 5 2018
  The virtual mind: designing the logic to approximate human thinking
Hageback N.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 172 pp. Type: Book (978-1-138054-02-8)

A theoretical goal of artificial intelligence (AI) is to reproduce in some fashion the thinking process of the human mind. I say “in some fashion” because the actual processes of the human brain are only partially known at present. Res...

Mar 27 2018
  The web at graduation and beyond: business impacts and developments
Vossen G., Schönthaler F., Dillon S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 292 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319601-60-1)

This work aims to serve the manager or executive who needs a solid grounding in the variety of information technology available today. Throughout the work, the authors present brief synopses of different technology clusters, and where helpful, inc...

Mar 23 2018
  Advances in smart cities: smarter people, governance, and solutions
Kar A., Gupta M., Ilavarasan P., Dwivedi Y.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 229 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498795-70-8)

With the growth of information technology (IT), cities are growing through enhanced technologies, giving rise to the concept of the smart city. This book explains the concept of a smart city, its requirements, how it works, further developments, a...

Mar 16 2018
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