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Rogers, Y. HCI Theory: Classical, Modern and Contemporary. Part IV

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The sixth chapter (Contemporary Theory) describes the recent turns to design, to culture, to the wild, and to embodiment in HCI theory. According to Rogers, the background theme in all these is human values. Human values are taking the place … Continue reading

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Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 5. Foundations. pp 127-154.

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The fifth chapter aims to turn the so far quite abstract and academic discussion to more concrete and design oriented one. The chapter aims to open up the notion of embodiment, explore what it brings together, and relate it to … Continue reading

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Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 4. “Being-in-the-World”: Embodied Interaction. pp 99-126.

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The fourth chapter of the book defines the concept of embodied interaction and brings together the themes of social and tangible computing through a quite heavy philosophical discussion. The core message of the chapter is the definition of embodied interaction … Continue reading

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Dourish, P. (2004) Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Chapter 1. History of Interaction

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In the first chapter of the book Dourish presents the history of human-computer interaction from the perspective of human experience of computation. This viewpoint gives a nice background for the book’s vision, embodied interaction. Dourish sees the development of human-computer … Continue reading

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