This introduction to the concepts and methods of information visualization illustrates how to pictorially represent structured and unstructured data. The book’s focus is on the human aspects of the process, rather than the algorithmic or graphic design.
The author discusses the existing theoretical approaches of semiotically informed research in HCI, what is useful and the limitations. He proposes a radical rethink to this approach and offers a different view of interaction from that of most HCI experts.
This is the first book to examine information visualization from the perspective of its contribution to a broader range of cognitive, social, and collaborative activities. This 2nd edition pays special attention to advances made over the last five years.
This book connects psychophysical and behavioral haptics research with advances in haptic technology and rendering. Reports on individual and collaborative object manipulation, techniques for data-driven visuohaptic rendering of deformable objects and more.
This book establishes a dialog between the Human-Computer Interaction community and Software Engineering practitioners and researchers on the results and lessons learned associated with applying software development practices in the field of user interface.
The related concepts of usability and user-centered design (UCD) are of prime concern in the design of technology products. This book addresses usability and UCD principles as applied to internationally distributed teams designing products for global markets.
New technology is changing the face of the photograph. This volume on ‘snapshot’ photography—pictures taken by non-professionals—examines key future trends, from multimedia and social practices to the notion of embedding physicality into digital snapshots.
This edited volume presents the latest work on CSCW and the Semantic Web. Consisting of revised, extended papers presented at COOP ’08, its themes include organizational working, non task-based environments, creativity and development of Web 2.0 applications.