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Quality of experience and learning in information systems
Antoniou J., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2021. 110 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030525-59-0)
The primary mission of this book is to discuss the experiences (in toto) of anyone learning and using any new infonomics technology. However, that experience is viewed from several venues, that is, trust, bias in design, and personal freedom. As t...
Sep 8 2021
Inclusive design for a digital world: designing with accessibility in mind
Gilbert R., Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484250-15-0)
Having taught courses in user-centered design (UCD) and human-computer interaction (HCI) for over 20 years, I am familiar with both the history of the field and the methods and tools currently in use. On several occasions, I’ve also had the ...
Sep 7 2021
Intelligent systems and methods to combat Covid-19
Joshi A., Dey N., Santosh K., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 239 pp. Type: Book (978-9-811565-71-7)
The book describes intelligent systems and methods to combat Covid-19. It is composed of ten chapters....
Sep 6 2021
Law, technology and policies: a complex negotiation to generate value
Cordella A., Gualdi F. ICEEG 2019 (Proceedings of the 2019 3rd International Conference on E-commerce, E-Business and E-Government, Lyon, France, Jun 18-21, 2019) 21-28, 2019. Type: Proceedings
The profoundly worded title refers to issues that are not profoundly analyzed in the paper....
Sep 1 2021
Automated expertise retrieval: a taxonomy-based survey and open issues
Gonçalves R., Dorneles C. ACM Computing Surveys 52(5): 1-30, 2019. Type: Article
Due to the rigorous advancement in skill sets through knowledge enhancement, multiple methods of sharing the required skills can challenge industries that are looking for the “right fit.” At the same time, the storage of information in...
Aug 31 2021
Funology 2: from usability to enjoyment (2nd ed.)
Blythe M., Monk A., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 561 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319682-12-9)
This was an unusual book for me to review, far removed from my comfort zone of developer environments and programming languages. This book is purely about human-computer interaction (HCI). It consists of 35 distinct essays, averaging about 15 page...
Aug 30 2021
Defining through expansion: conducting asynchronous remote communities (ARC) research with stigmatized groups
Maestre J., MacLeod H., Connelly C., Dunbar J., Beck J., Siek K., Shih P. CHI 2018 (Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montreal QC, Canada, Apr 21-26, 2018) 1-13, 2018. Type: Proceedings
An asynchronous remote community is basically a web-based focus group. The research reported here confirms the expectation that it is especially effective in research with stigmatized groups--in this case, people living with human immunodefic...
Aug 26 2021
Digital behaviour change interventions to break and form habits
Pinder C., Vermeulen J., Cowan B., Beale R. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 25(3): 1-66, 2018. Type: Article, Reviews: (2 of 2)
In simple terms, a habit is defined as a learned impulse. This paper explores the multifaceted world of behavioral change and the myriad associated theories. It is difficult to summarize the complexity and range of theories explored by this paper ...
Aug 23 2021
Widar2.0: passive human tracking with a single Wi-Fi link
Qian K., Wu C., Zhang Y., Zhang G., Yang Z., Liu Y. MobiSys 2018 (Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services, Munich, Germany, Jun 10-15, 2018) 350-361, 2018. Type: Proceedings
This work demonstrates that it is possible to track the location of a person, with sub-meter accuracy, using only one single Wi-Fi link between a pair of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Wi-Fi devices (“one access point plus one client”...
Jun 22 2021
Blown to bits: your life, liberty, and happiness after the digital explosion (2nd ed.)
Abelson H., Ledeen K., Lewis H., Seltzer W., Pearson, Boston, MA, 2020. 336 pp. Type: Book (978-1-348500-17-9)
Technology has generated cultural anxiety throughout history . Digital technologies are no exception. Digitalization anxiety greatly relates to high levels of uncertainty regarding the implications brought by “the integration of [digital]...
Jun 9 2021
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