Understanding Mobile Human-Computer Interaction


  • Steve Love, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK

Taking a psychological perspective, this book examines the role of Human-Computer Interaction in the field of Information Systems research. The introductory section of the book covers the basic tenets of the HCI discipline, including how it developed and an overview of the various academic disciplines that contribute to HCI research. The second part of the book focuses on the application of HCI to Information Systems research, and reviews ways in which HCI techniques, methodologies and other research components have been used to date in the IS field. The third section of the book looks at the research areas where HCI has not yet been fully exploited in relation to IS, such as broadening user groups and user acceptance of technology. The final section of the book comprises of a set of guidelines for students to follow when undertaking an HCI based research project.
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Final year undergraduates and MSc students taking HCI modules on Information Systems courses. MBA students on e-business and m-business courses. MSc psychology students on mobile communication courses.


Book information

  • Published: September 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-6352-6

Table of Contents

ContentsPrefacePart 1 What is HCI?Chapter 1 - Introduction to HCIChapter 2 - Designing mobile systems for peopleChapter 3 - Evaluation Chapter 4 - Principles of interface designPart 2 Application of HCI to mobile information systems researchChapter 5 - Gender differences and technologyChapter 6 - Age differences and technologyChapter 7 - Special needs and technologyChapter 8 - Social impact of mobile technologyPart 3 Guidelines for designing mobile HCI-based information systems projectsChapter 9 - GuidelinesPart 4 Future directionsChapter 10 - Different user groupsChapter 11 - Measurement techniquesChapter 12 - User acceptance of technologyIndex