Playful User Interfaces: Interfaces That Invite Social And Physical Interaction

September 3, 2016|
Playful User Interfaces: Interfaces That Invite Social And Physical Interaction by Anton Nijholt
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The book is about user interfaces to applications that have been designed for social and physical interaction. The interfaces are ''playful'', that is, users feel challenged to engage in social and physical interaction because that will be fun. The topics that will be present in this book are interactive playgrounds, urban games using mobiles, sensor-equipped environments for playing, child-computer interaction, tangible game interfaces, interactive tabletop technology and applications, full-body interaction, exertion games, persuasion, engagement, evaluation and user experience. Readers of the book will not only get a survey of state-of-the-art research in these areas, but the chapters in this book will also provide a vision of the future where playful interfaces will be ubiquitous, that is, present and integrated in home, office, recreational, sports and urban environments, emphasizing that in the future in these environments game elements will be integrated and welcomed.
Anton Nijholt is Professor in the Human Media Interaction research group of the University of Twente. He studied mathematics and computer science at the Delft University of Technology and did his PhD research at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Since then he held positions as post-doc and professor at universities in Canada, the Ne...
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Title:Playful User Interfaces: Interfaces That Invite Social And Physical InteractionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:September 3, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811011923

ISBN - 13:9789811011924

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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