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Human-Computer Interaction

An Empirical Research Perspective

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Human-Computer Interaction: An Empirical Research Perspective is the definitive guide to empirical research in HCI. The book begins with foundational topics including historical context, the human factor, interaction elements, and the fundamentals of science and research. From there, you'll progress to learning about the methods for conducting an experiment to evaluate a new computer interface or interaction technique. There are detailed discussions and how-to analyses on models of interaction, focusing on descriptive models and predictive models. Writing and publishing a research paper is explored with helpful tips for success. Throughout the book, you'll find hands-on exercises, checklists, and real-world examples. This is your must-have, comprehensive guide to empirical and experimental research in HCI—an essential addition to your HCI library.

    • Master empirical and experimental research with this comprehensive, A-to-Z guide in a concise, hands-on reference

      • Discover the practical and theoretical ins-and-outs of user studies

        • Find exercises, takeaway points, and case studies throughout


    On Aug 11 Cerys Willoughby wrote: An excellent resource for HCI and HCI research
    This book provides an excellent, well written, easy to understand, and interesting introduction to this fascinating field of research. The book has two main sections, the first provides a thorough background to HCI, while the second deals with best practices for conducting HCI research. This is an excellent resource for students, teachers, practitioners, and anyone who is interested in HCI. Full Review  >

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