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Human attention in digital environments / edited by Claudia Roda
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QA76.9.H85 H848 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Human-computer interaction
Attention
Physical Description xx, 323 p. [15] p. of col. plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Human attention and its implications for human-computer interaction / Claudia Roda -- The management of visual attention in graphic displays / Ronald A. Rensink -- Cognitive load theory, attentional processes and optimized learning outcomes in a digital environment / Renae Low, Putai Jin and John Sweller -- Salience sensitive control, temporal attention and stimulus-rich reactive interfaces / Howard Bowman, Li Su, Brad Wyble and Phil J. Barnard -- Attention-aware intelligent embodied agents / Benoît Morel and Laurent Ach -- Tracking of visual attention and adaptive applications / Kari-Jouko Räihä, Aulikki Hyrskykari and Päivi Majaranta -- Contextualized attention metadata / Hans-Christian Schmitz, Martin Wolpers, Uwe Kirschenmann and Katja Niemann -- Modeling attention within a complete cognitive architecture / Georgi Stojanov and Andrea Kulakov -- A display with two depth layers: attentional segregation and declutter / Frank Kooi -- Attention management for self-regulated learning: AtGentSchool / Inge Molenaar, Carla Van Boxtel, Peter Sleegers and Claudia Roda -- Managing attention in the social web: the AtGentNet approach / Therry Nabeth and Nicolas Maisonneuve
Summary "Digital systems, such as phones, computers and PDAs, place continuous demands on our cognitive and perceptual systems. They offer information and interaction opportunities well above our processing abilities, and often interrupt our activity. Appropriate allocation of attention is one of the key factors determining the success of creative activities, learning, collaboration and many other human pursuits. This book presents research related to human attention in digital environments. Original contributions by leading researchers cover the conceptual framework of research aimed at modelling and supporting human attentional processes, the theoretical and software tools currently available, and various application areas. The authors explore the idea that attention has a key role to play in the design of future technology and discuss how such technology may continue supporting human activity in environments where multiple devices compete for people's limited cognitive resources"-- Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Roda, Claudia

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