Designing User Friendly Augmented Work Environments

By Saadi Lahlou

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This highly original book collates, summarizes and puts into perspective material from some of the most prominent teams who pioneered the domain of Augmented Environments (AE). AE is a growing market and the book’s approach is grounded in actual experience.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8480-0097-1
  • 336 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: October 8, 2009
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $149.00
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This book provides an overview and summary of the key research undertaken in augmented environments by some of the most prominent laboratories in the field worldwide (Stanford, Carnegie-Mellon, Fuji-Xerox Palo Alto, EDF R&D, Politecnico di Milano, Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, Russian Academy of Science, UC San Diego, University of Aachen). The book covers all relevant aspects of Augmented Environments from architecture to computer science and psychology. Most useful theories (activity theory, distributed cognition, cognitive attractors, perceived quality…) and design principles (COTS, semantic Rubicon, never-endingness…) as well as practical patterns for implementation are provided by the seminal authors themselves. With this overview, readers can benefit from the experiences of key researchers in the field to construct robust, efficient and user-friendly augmented. All those working in the field of human-computer interaction will find this book an invaluable reference source.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Preface.
  2. Augmented Environments and Design.
  3. The Stanford Interactive Workspaces Project.
  4. Towards a Global Concept of Collaborative Space.
  5. Designing an Easy
  6. to
  7. Use Executive Conference Room Control System.
  8. Experimental Reality: Principles for the Design of Augmented Environments.
  9. Co
  10. design Approaches for Early Phases of Augmented Environments.
  11. Ubiquitous Working Environments.
  12. Psychological Methods for the Study of Augmented Environments.
  13. Opportunities and Challenges for Augmented Environments: A Distributed Cognition Perspective.
  14. The Aachen Media Space: Design Patterns for Augmented Work Environments
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