HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Nov 27, 2014 - Computers - 292 pages
Human–Computer Interaction (HCI) is the current challenging issue of research and information technology. The areas of recent research like Usability Engineering, Cognitive Architectures, Spoken Dialogue System and Recommender Systems are covered in the book. Besides, the new dimensions of HCI, such as Ontological Engineering, Ambient Intelligence and Ubiquitous Computing are also introduced. Design methodologies of Spoken Dialogue System and the corresponding mathematic models are also presented, whereas the main emphasis is given on the simple presentation and making the cognition process easier for the learners. The book is an invaluable tool for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering, and information technology. In addition, it is of immense value for the postgraduate students of computer application. Besides, researchers will be benefitted from Chapter 3 (Modelling of Understanding Process) and Chapter 5 (Recommender Systems) as these are based on the review of cognitive architectures and ontological tools. Software engineers will find the book useful especially for the contents of Chapter 2 (Usability Engineering). Technology innovators will appreciate Chapter 7 (Ambient Intelligence—The New Dimension of Human–Computer Interaction), which discusses advanced technologies, such as Ambient Intelligence, Middleware Technologies and Ubiquitous Computing. Information specialists and web designers will have an interesting experience with Chapter 6 (Advanced Visualisation Methods) that deals with advanced visualisation techniques.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Usability Engineering
42
3 Modelling of Understanding Process
55
4 Spoken Dialogue System
80
5 Recommender Systems
106
6 Advanced Visualisation Methods
159
The New Dimension of HumanComputer Interaction
226
References
263
Index
269
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K. MEENA, Ph.D., former Vice-Chancellor of Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu has nearly 24 years of teaching and research experience in the field of computer science. Dr. Meena has published/presented several papers in national and international journals/conferences, besides being the recipient of several awards. Her research interests include artificial neural networks, image processing, pattern recognition, bioinformatics, and computer vision. She has authored a book published by PHI Learning—Principles of Digital Electronics R. SIVAKUMAR, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science, A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College (Autonomous), Poondi, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu has a teaching experience of 27 years. He has been the author of two books on PHP and Dot NET Technologies, and has a good number of publications in research journals. He has completed UGC funded research projects in the areas of Human–Computer Interactions, Ontology Engineering, Health Informatics and Data Mining. He has been associated with various public societies of research and curriculum development. His areas of research interest include Human–Computer Interaction, Ontologies, Data Mining and Ambient Intelligence.

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