Mobile Interaction Design

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Wiley, Feb 3, 2006 - Computers - 398 pages
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Mobile Interaction Design shifts the design perspective away from the technology and concentrates on usability; in other words the book concentrates on developing interfaces and devices with a great deal of sensitivity to human needs, desires and capabilities.

  • Presents key interaction design ideas and successes in an accessible, relevant way
  • Exercises, case studies and study questions make this book ideal for students.
  • Provides ideals and techniques which will enable designers to create the next generation of effective mobile applications.
  • Critiques current mobile interaction design (bloopers) to help designers avoid pitfalls.
  • Design challenges and worked examples are given to reinforce ideas.
  • Discusses the new applications and gadgets requiring knowledgeable and inspired thinking about usability and design.
  • Authors have extensive experience in mobile interaction design, research, industry and teaching

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User Review  - jonas.lowgren - LibraryThing

A quite ambitious attempt to write a self-contained textbook on mobile interaction design. It covers not only the particulars of designing for mobility and handheld devices, but also much more general ... Read full review

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User Review  - Calvin - Goodreads

My Masters supervisor wrote this book. Brilliant insightful look at mobile technology solutions in developing countries. Read full review



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About the author (2006)

Matthew Jones is a lecturer in Information Systems at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School. He previously held postdoctoral positions at the University of Reading and the University of Cambridge where he was involved in the development of computer-based models for public policy decision- making. He has conducted research using a wide variety of different methods including laboratory experiments, computer simulations, interviews and participant observation and has undertaken fieldwork in organisations in a range of different industries including management consultancy, print and broadcast media, and the energy and healthcare sectors.

His research interests are concerned with the relationship between information systems and social and organisational change and he has written widely on theoretical and methodological issues in this area. His work has been published in "Accounting, Organizations and Society, " "Cambridge Journal of Economics, Communications of the ACM, Human Relations, Methods of Information in Medicine", "MIS Quarterly "and" Organization Studies. "He teaches qualitative research methods and research design to MPhil and PhD students in management and a course on researching organisations to graduate students in the social sciences.

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