Human-computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective by Marielba ZacariasHuman-computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective by Marielba Zacarias

Human-computer Interaction: The Agency Perspective

byMarielba ZacariasEditorJosé Valente de Oliveira

Paperback | February 22, 2014

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Agent-centric theories, approaches and technologies are contributing to enrich interactions between users and computers. This book aims at highlighting the influence of the agency perspective in Human-Computer Interaction through a careful selection of research contributions. Split into five sections; Users as Agents, Agents and Accessibility, Agents and Interactions, Agent-centric Paradigms and Approaches, and Collective Agents, the book covers a wealth of novel, original and fully updated material, offering:


To provide a coherent, in depth, and timely material on the agency perspective in HCI

To offer an authoritative treatment of the subject matter presented by carefully selected authors

To offer a balanced and broad coverage of the subject area, including, human, organizational, social, as well as technological concerns.

ü  To offer a hands-on-experience by covering representative case studies and offering essential design guidelines


The book will appeal to a broad audience of researchers and professionals associated to software engineering, interface design, accessibility, as well as agent-based interaction paradigms and technology.

Title:Human-computer Interaction: The Agency PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:466 pagesPublished:February 22, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642439101

ISBN - 13:9783642439100

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Table of Contents

Part I: Users as Agents.- Part II: Agents and Accessibility.- Part III: Agents and Interactions.- Part IV: Agent-Centric Paradigms and Approaches.- Part V: Collective Agents.