- Master empirical and experimental research with this comprehensive, A-to-Z guide in a concise, hands-on reference
- Discover the practical and theoretical ins-and-outs of user studies
- Find exercises, takeaway points, and case studies throughout
Human-Computer Interaction: An Empirical Research Perspective is the definitive guide to empirical research in HCI. The book begins with foundational topics including historical context, the human factor, interaction elements, and the fundamentals of science and research. From there, you'll progress to learning about the methods for conducting an experiment to evaluate a new computer interface or interaction technique. There are detailed discussions and how-to analyses on models of interaction, focusing on descriptive models and predictive models. Writing and publishing a research paper is explored with helpful tips for success. Throughout the book, you'll find hands-on exercises, checklists, and real-world examples. This is your must-have, comprehensive guide to empirical and experimental research in HCI-an essential addition to your HCI library.
HCI/UX researchers and professionals interested in user studies, as well as university students in academia and industry human-computer interaction.