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Human–Computer Interaction Series

Computers in the Human Interaction Loop

Editors: Waibel, Alexander, Stiefelhagen, Rainer (Eds.)

  • Reports the main achievements of the European Integrated project CHIL—Computers in the Human Interaction Loop
  • Presents a wide range of research topics related to, and necessary for, the development of such proactive, smart CHIL environments
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Computers in the Human Interaction Loop (CHIL) explores a new look at human interfaces, where computers become participants among humans interacting with humans, as opposed to a rigid human-machine interaction dialog. To do so, computers must become perceptually aware and learn to provide services proactively and unobtrusively based on an implicit understanding of human needs.

The book integrates a wide range of research topics that represent key elements of this vision including audio-visual perceptual components for such environments; the design, implementation and analysis of novel proactive perceptive services supporting humans; the development of software architectures, ontologies and tools necessary for building such environments and services, as well as approaches for the evaluation of such technologies and services.

Divided into five parts: Introduction, Perceptual Technologies, Services, Software Infrastructure, and an Outlook Beyond, the book is based on research carried out by the CHIL Consortium (Computers in the Human Interaction Loop). Based on the premise that machines need to understand the human context and human activities better, the focus is on how machines need to recognize, understand, adapt to and learn from human interests, activities, goals and aspirations, rather than humans having to adapt to machines.

Those working in areas such as ambient intelligence, perceptual user interfaces, human-centred computing systems, and other areas of pervasive computing will find this a very valuable reference source.

Table of contents (30 chapters)

  • Computers in the Human Interaction Loop

    Waibel, Alex (et al.)

    Pages 3-6

  • Perceptual Technologies: Analyzing the Who, What, Where of Human Interaction

    Stiefelhagen, Rainer

    Pages 9-10

  • Person Tracking

    Bernardin, Keni (et al.)

    Pages 11-22

  • Multimodal Person Identification

    Pnevmatikakis, Aristodemos (et al.)

    Pages 23-31

  • Estimation of Head Pose

    Voit, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 33-42

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-84882-054-8
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84882-053-1
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  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Softcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84996-819-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Computers in the Human Interaction Loop
Editors
  • Alexander Waibel
  • Rainer Stiefelhagen
Series Title
Human–Computer Interaction Series
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-84882-054-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84882-054-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84882-053-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84996-819-5
Series ISSN
1571-5035
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 376
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