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Designing Interactive Systems.

Benyon, David, Turner, Phil and Turner, Susan (2005) Designing Interactive Systems. Pearson Education, Maidenhead. ISBN 978-0321116291

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Authoritative in its coverage, the book draws on the authors’ extensive experience in research and teaching. A self-contained introduction to the area is followed by a systematic discussion of the influence of human psychology on the design of interactive systems, illustrated by many real-world examples. Next, a practical, scenario-based design method and techniques are presented. Later sections treat hot topics such as affective computing, social navigation and computer-supported cooperative work. A range of current methods, including contextual design and the latest thinking in evaluation, are treated in detail. These more advanced, research-led chapters encourage the reader to reflect critically on the domain as a whole.

The book explores this continually developing discipline by bringing together the most useful aspects of established practice with newer perspectives. The approach recognizes that we have gone beyond computers in the workplace and are concerned with designing engaging interactions between people and a wide range of devices, products and systems

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 978-0321116291
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human-Computer Interaction; interaction design; ubiquitous computing; information appliances; social navigation; computer-supported cooperative work;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods > 006.3 Artificial intelligence
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3357
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 11 May 2010 12:36
Last Modified: 11 May 2010 12:36
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3357

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