Understanding Mobile Human-Computer Interaction

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Butterworth-Heinemann, Sep 9, 2005 - Computers - 224 pages
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Taking a psychological perspective, this book examines the role of Human-Computer Interaction in the field of Information Systems research.
The introductory section of the book covers the basic tenets of the HCI discipline, including how it developed and an overview of the various academic disciplines that contribute to HCI research. The second part of the book focuses on the application of HCI to Information Systems research, and reviews ways in which HCI techniques, methodologies and other research components have been used to date in the IS field. The third section of the book looks at the research areas where HCI has not yet been fully exploited in relation to IS, such as broadening user groups and user acceptance of technology. The final section of the book comprises of a set of guidelines for students to follow when undertaking an HCI based research project.

* Offers a comprehensive insight into the social shaping of technology
* Includes in depth analysis of HCI issues relating to mobile devices
* Provides guidelines, technical tips and an overview of relevant data analysis techniques to help students develop their own research projects
 

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Contents

1 Introduction to Mobile HumanComputer Interaction
1
2 User Characteristics
15
3 Research Methods
33
4 HCI Research Methods
63
5 Design Issues for Mobile Systems
75
6 Social Usability
99
7 Research Guidelines for Projects
113
8 Data Analysis
137
9 Conclusions
171
References
181
Critical Value Tables
189
What Test shall I Use?
197
Useful HCI Resources
199
Index
201
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Love, a writer for the Akron Beacon Journal, earned his BA in journalism from California State University at Chico. He is a member of Sigma Delta Chi, a society of professional journalists.

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