Do knobs have character? Exploring diversity in users’ inferences

E. Karapanos, S.A.G. Wensveen, B.H.W. Friederichs, J.B.O.S. Martens

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    Abstract

    Physical controls are now ubiquitous in everyday interactions. Empirical studies of physical interactions have traditionally been exploring instrumental aspects such as error rate and experienced workload. Recently, affective aspects of physical interaction have attracted an increased interest. In this paper we further argue that physical controls might have a character. We describe an exploratory study that aimed at understanding whether individuals form character judgments of physical controls based on haptic information, and explored the diversity across individuals’ inference processes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCHI '08 : conference proceedings and extended abstracts on human factors in computing systems
    Place of PublicationNew York, NY
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
    Pages2907-2912
    ISBN (Print)978-1-60558-012-X
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    Event26th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2008) - Florence, Italy
    Duration: 5 Apr 200810 Apr 2008
    Conference number: 26
    http://www.chi2008.org/

    Conference

    Conference26th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2008)
    Abbreviated titleCHI 2008
    Country/TerritoryItaly
    CityFlorence
    Period5/04/0810/04/08
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