This book explores identity in virtual worlds, discussing identities, avatars and their relationship; identity development in virtual worlds; managing multiple identities across environments; and creating an online identity for a physical world purpose.
Information architecture has changed dramatically since the mid-1990s and earlier conceptions of the world and the internet being different and separate have given way to a much more complex scenario ...
This book offers a comprehensive view of the perceptions of end-users in different Information Systems Development (ISD) methods and approaches. It offers conceptualizations that serve as key constructs for theory development in information systems science.
This book probes how we can probe user experiences. It combines academic research on user experiences with business propositions. It sets up a dialogue between what is done and known in the academic world and what is needed and envisioned in the area of business applications. To this end it brings together a range of distinguished authors from a broad range of fields, including psychophysiology, psychometrics and behaviour research, including university research and business strategy and development.
Providing a comprehensive introduction into an overview of the field of pervasive healthcare applications, this volume incorporates a variety of timely topics ranging from medical sensors and hardware ...
Examining the future of advertising from the perspective of pervasive computing, this book envisions a fully interactive digital cityscape where surfaces are digitalized with sponsored content that passers-by can consult seeking instant localized information.
This book explores the gateway to an amazing future that actually may be achieved, enabling the preservation and simulation of human personalities at progressively higher levels of fidelity. Includes many pilot studies and programming projects.
This book meets the need to understand performance metrics for haptic interfaces and their implications on device design, use and application. The authors propose evaluation practices including a combined physical and psychophysical experimental methodology.