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Cohen, Maxine
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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  ICT-based fall prevention system for older adults: qualitative results from a long-term field study
Ogonowski C., Aal K., Vaziri D., Rekowski T., Randall D., Schreiber D., Wieching R., Wulf V. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 23(5): 1-33, 2016.  Type: Article

As the population is aging, more attention needs to be paid to the needs of seniors and how information and communication technology (ICT)-based support can help this population age gracefully. This paper provides an in-depth look at a...

Dec 28 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  
   Positive computing: technology for well-being and human potential
Calvo R., Peters D., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014. 296 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262028-15-8)

This book provides an excellent look at how computers can become our handmaidens, helping to make our personal lives better. As the authors state, they investigate what they term positive computing: “the design and developmen...

Feb 5 2015  
   Vision of the future of email featuring upcoming technology to enhance the user experience
Penz M., Pouliadou K., Mauk T., Qian Y., Fang S.  OzCHI 2013 (Proceedings of the 25th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference: Augmentation, Application, Innovation, Collaboration, Adelaide, Australia, Nov 25-29, 2013) 411-412, 2013.  Type: Proceedings

Using a multipart online platform that will assist with email information overload, this paper describes a “vision of the future.” This platform provides five context- and task-based features that can be tailored by...

Jun 18 2014  
   Recoding gender: women’s changing participation in computing
Abbate J., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012. 264 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262018-06-7), Reviews: (2 of 2)

This is a well-researched look at the history of women in computing from the beginning of digital computing (around the time of the Second World War) until the more modern age (the late 20th century). It looks at this history from both...

Jul 11 2013  
  Reading and writing fluid Hypertext narratives
Zellweger P., Mangen A., Newman P.  Hypertext and hypermedia (Proceedings of the thirteenth conference, College Park, Maryland, USA, 2002.  Type: Proceedings

Hypertext and the related functionalities involved in navigating and managing hypertext documents are becoming commonplace. This paper describes a way to present and author hypertext narratives using two tools: Fluid Writer and Fluid R...

Nov 17 2003  
  The ergonomics of hypertext narrative: usability testing as a tool for evaluation and redesign
Gee K. ACM Journal of Computer Documentation 25(1): 3-16, 2001.  Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)

As more and more information gets converted into electronic formats, we are extending our discussion of how to navigate through electronic information. Conventions and standards are starting to emerge. The hypertext linking and navigat...

Apr 18 2002  
  Robust annotation positioning in digital documents
Brush A., Bargeron D., Gupta A., Cadiz J.  Human factors in computing systems (Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference, Seattle, Washington, United States, 285-292, 2001.  Type: Proceedings

This paper reports the results of two studies examining userexpectations of robust annotation positioning in modifieddocuments. The authors present an interesting case for one of theproblems encountered by users as we move our world ev...

Dec 1 2001  
  The humane interface: new directions for designing interactive systems
Raskin J., ACM Press/Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., New York, NY, 2000. 233 pp.  Type: Book (9780201379372)

Raskin provides an eye-opening approach to interface systems design and the issues faced by designers. It is eye-opening because it goes beyond the standard advice provided in traditional interface design books and provides a new and i...

May 1 2000  
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