3rd International Workshop on Ubiquitous and Collaborative Computing (iUBICOM)

Rahat Iqbal, Jacques Terken

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Abstract

It is recognised that the traditional methods of requirements capture are not suitable when applied to ubiquitous and collaborative systems. With these sorts of systems what is important is an understanding of the social characteristics of work itself as well as the people who operate in the work environment. User-centred design and evaluation approaches have been used to do this however these approaches may not be straightforward in situations where perceptive technology is involved. The purpose of this workshop is to bring multi-disciplinary researchers together in order to discuss different models and theories that can be used to design and evaluate ubiquitous and collaborative systems. Particularly, the focus of the third International Workshop on Ubiquitous and Collaborative Computing (iUBICOM) is on user-centred design and evaluation of ubiquitous and collaborative computing including ethnography.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPeople and Computers XXI HCI.But Not as We Know It - Proceedings of HCI 2007
Subtitle of host publicationThe 21st British HCI Group Annual Conference
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2007
Event21st British HCI Group Annual Conference: People and Computers XXI HCI.But Not as We Know It, HCI 2007 - Lancaster, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 Sep 20077 Sep 2007

Conference

Conference21st British HCI Group Annual Conference: People and Computers XXI HCI.But Not as We Know It, HCI 2007
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLancaster
Period3/09/077/09/07

Keywords

  • Formative and summative evaluation
  • User-centred design

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