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  Advances in smart cities: smarter people, governance, and solutions
Kar A., Gupta M., Ilavarasan P., Dwivedi Y.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 229 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498795-70-8)

With the growth of information technology (IT), cities are growing through enhanced technologies, giving rise to the concept of the smart city. This book explains the concept of a smart city, its requirements, how it works, further developments, a...

Mar 16 2018
  Human-computer interaction, foundations and new paradigms
Dix A.  Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 42 122-134, 2017. Type: Article

In this paper, Dix studies the roots of human-computer interaction (HCI) and the directions of its development. It is a discipline that is based on three foundations: people, who inspire the field; practice, which gives practical guidance to pract...

Mar 15 2018
  End-user composition of interactive applications through actionable UI components
Desolda G., Ardito C., Costabile M., Matera M.  Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 42 46-59, 2017. Type: Article

This research is related to the development of end-user-designed applications using the mashup platform called EFESTO. This type of computer programming puts the control of developing personalized mobile apps into the hands of end users. While mos...

Mar 14 2018
  Toward a geographic understanding of the sharing economy: systemic biases in UberX and TaskRabbit
Thebault-Spieker J., Terveen L., Hecht B.  ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 24(3): 1-40, 2017. Type: Article

In the sharing economy (dynamic services for consumers for ride sharing, resource sharing for paid part-time work, and so on), the physical geographical area where the consumer resides or uses the service plays a vital role in how the service is a...

Mar 5 2018
Fogli D., Peroni M., Stefini C.  Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 42 60-75, 2017. Type: Article

The field of programming continues to move into the public sphere through the Internet of Things (IoT); this provides the layperson with the ability to control various home appliances and domestic devices. The applications that control these smart...

Feb 28 2018
  Introduction to computational social science: principles and applications (2nd ed.)
Cioffi-Revilla C.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 607 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319501-30-7)

Born of the fruitful collaboration between the domains of human-societal disciplines and computer and information technology and grown with support from, among others, mathematical linguistics, network analysis, dynamic system theory, and system s...

Feb 23 2018
  The agile enterprise: building and running agile organizations
Moreira M.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 280 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484223-90-1)

Application development tools and methodologies have undergone dramatic changes since the early use of computers in business. In those early years, the dominant business applications were in the areas of accounting, finance, and manufacturing. Bec...

Feb 7 2018
  New perspectives in end-user development
Paternò F., Wulf V.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 459 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319602-90-5)

The field of end-user development (EUD) has been gaining strength in the past few years as a result of the emergence of a globalized software industry and of the need to build cost-effective software assets. Nowadays, it is impossible to design an...

Feb 7 2018
  Sound-based assistive technology: support to hearing, speaking and seeing
Ifukube T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 239 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319479-96-5)

As individuals are living longer lives, there is considerable interest in assistive technologies: those devices designed with the goal of supporting individuals with impairments from age or other causes. The author is an expert in the field, havin...

Feb 7 2018
  Chatbots and the new world of HCI
Følstad A., Brandtzæg P.  interactions 24(4): 38-42, 2017. Type: Article

Most research literature falls into two camps: original research findings or surveys. This article fits neither profile, and is instead a puff piece more suitable to People magazine than ACM interactions....

Feb 7 2018
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