Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective

Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective

by Marielba Zacarias, Jos? Valente de Oliveira
     
 

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Agent-centric theories, approaches and technologies are contributing to enrich interactions between users and computers. This book aims at highlighting the influence of the agency perspective in Human-Computer Interaction through a careful selection of research contributions. Split into five sections; Users as Agents, Agents and Accessibility, Agents and

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Agent-centric theories, approaches and technologies are contributing to enrich interactions between users and computers. This book aims at highlighting the influence of the agency perspective in Human-Computer Interaction through a careful selection of research contributions. Split into five sections; Users as Agents, Agents and Accessibility, Agents and Interactions, Agent-centric Paradigms and Approaches, and Collective Agents, the book covers a wealth of novel, original and fully updated material, offering:

ü To provide a coherent, in depth, and timely material on the agency perspective in HCI

ü To offer an authoritative treatment of the subject matter presented by carefully selected authors

ü To offer a balanced and broad coverage of the subject area, including, human, organizational, social, as well as technological concerns.

ü To offer a hands-on-experience by covering representative case studies and offering essential design guidelines

The book will appeal to a broad audience of researchers and professionals associated to software engineering, interface design, accessibility, as well as agent-based interaction paradigms and technology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642439100
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
08/11/2014
Series:
Studies in Computational Intelligence Series, #396
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
466
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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