Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-computer Interaction
William Sims Bainbridge
Berkshire Publishing Group LLC, 2004 - Computers - 958 pages
This encyclopedia, edited by the deputy director of the National Science Foundation's Division of Information and Intelligent Systems, compiles 186 articles on the maturing field of human-computer interaction (HCI). Topics cover applications (e.g., Classrooms, Law enforcement, Telecommuting), computer hardware (Keyboard, Liquid crystal displays, Mouse), fields of study (Ergonomics, Sociology and HCI), methods (Gesture recognition, Icons, Natural-language processing), societal issues (Cybersex, Workforce), and other subjects (Arpanet, Mosaic, Website design). Article length averages 3-5 pages, with some longer articles, such as the 10-page History of HCI. Many entries are divided with boldface subheadings, enabling users to quickly identify main elements.
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Human-computer interaction (HCI) is a relatively new interdisciplinary field, drawing from such varied subject areas as computer science, psychology, sociology, engineering, and information science ... Read full review