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Benyon, David; Hook, Kristina; Nigay, Laurence


David Benyon

Kristina Hook

Laurence Nigay


As the world becomes increasingly computationally enabled, so our view of human-computer interaction (HCI) needs to evolve. The proliferation of wireless connectivity and mobile devices in all their various forms moves people from being outside a computer and interacting with it to being inside an information space and moving through it. Sensors on the body, wearable computers, wireless sensor networks, increasingly believable virtual characters and speech-based systems are all contributing to new interactive environments. New forms of interaction such as gesture and touch are rapidly emerging and interactions involving emotion and a real sense of presence are beginning. These are the new spaces of interaction we need to understand, design and engineer. Most importantly these new forms of interaction are fundamentally embodied. Older views of a disembodied cognition need to be replaced with an understanding of how people with bodies live in and move through spaces of interaction

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (Published)
Conference Name ACM-BCS Visions of Computer Science 2010 International Academic Research Conference
Start Date Apr 14, 2010
End Date Apr 16, 2010
Publication Date Apr 14, 2010
Deposit Date Jun 29, 2010
Publicly Available Date Jun 29, 2010
Publisher BCS Learning & Development Ltd.
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 1-7
Book Title Proceedings of the 2010 ACM-BCS Visions of Computer Science Conference
ISBN 9781450301923
Keywords Human-Computer Interaction; Interaction Design; Navigation of Information Space; gesture; emotion; presence; software architecture;
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Contract Date Jun 29, 2010


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