Download e-book for iPad: Activity Theory in HCI: Fundamentals and Reflections by Victor Kaptelinin,Bonnie Nardi

By Victor Kaptelinin,Bonnie Nardi

ISBN-10: 1608457044

ISBN-13: 9781608457045

task thought -- a conceptual framework initially constructed by means of Aleksei Leontiev -- has its roots within the socio-cultural culture in Russian psychology. The foundational inspiration of the idea is human task, that's understood as useful, mediated, and transformative interplay among humans and the realm. because the early Nineties, task conception has been a visual landmark within the theoretical panorama of Human-Computer interplay (HCI). besides another frameworks, equivalent to dispensed cognition and phenomenology, it tested itself as a number one post-cognitivist method in HCI and interplay layout. during this booklet we talk about the conceptual foundations of task conception and its contribution to HCI research.

After making the case for thought in HCI and in short discussing the contribution of task conception to the sphere (Chapter One) we introduce the ancient roots, major principles, and rules of task conception (Chapter Two). After that we current in-depth analyses of 3 matters which we examine of distinct value to present advancements in HCI and interplay layout, specifically: employer (Chapter Three), event (Chapter Four), and activity-centric computing (Chapter Five). We finish the e-book with reflections on demanding situations and clients for extra improvement of task idea in HCI (Chapter Six).

Table of Contents: creation: task conception and the altering face of HCI / uncomplicated recommendations and rules of job idea / business enterprise / job and event / Activity-centric computing / task conception and the improvement of HCI

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