UrbanIxD: designing human interactions in the networked city

Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Brynskov, M., Mitrovic, I., Zaffiro, G. (2013). UrbanIxD: designing human interactions in the networked city. In: (Ed.) In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13), , () ( ed.). (pp. 2533-2536). New York, NY, USA: . ACM Association for Computing Machinery.


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Abstract

Interaction Design, in an urban context, is an increasingly important field of research. City populations are currently in a state of rapid flux. Conurbations are fast becoming a hybrid of the physical environment and the digital datasphere. How we, as physical beings, will connect with, interpret and adapt this increasing dataflow residing in our cities is already becoming a significant research question. The SIG organisers will frame the discussion through a human-centred view of the concerns, experiences and behaviours that may occur in cities of the future. By adopting an approach of Thinking and Doing it is hoped that the SIG will act as a catalyst for community building.
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Authors

Ingi Helgason
Research Fellow
i.helgason@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2750
Michael Smyth
Associate Professor
m.smyth@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2733

Areas of Expertise

Interaction Design
Interaction Design is concerned with the design of interactive objects and spaces and with the delivery of high quality user experiences (UX). For example, expressive interaction describes the range of new forms of human-computer interaction that are made available through technologies based on...

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