Human-Computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective

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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 ...

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Overview

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:

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

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

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

ΓΌ 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: 8/11/2014
  • Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence Series
  • Edition description: 2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 466
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Users as Agents.- Part II: Agents and Accessibility.- Part III: Agents and Interactions.- Part IV: Agent-Centric Paradigms and Approaches.- Part V: Collective Agents.

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