Computers, Cognition, and Work Series

  • Computers As Assistants

    A New Generation of Support Systems

    Edited by Peter Hoschka

    Computer systems based on the notion of the computer as assistant have recently become the focus of intense interest. The expanding role of the computer in everyday life and the growing number of untrained users make it necessary to think about new ways of dividing labor between humans and machines…

    Paperback – 1996-04-30
    CRC Press
    Computers, Cognition, and Work Series

  • Design Rationale

    Concepts, Techniques, and Use

    Edited by Thomas P. Moran, John M. Carroll

    This book focuses on design in the domain of human-computer interaction. Including a broad sampling of case studies as well as narrower theoretical or empirical studies, it includes consideration of educational uses of design rationale, methods for teaching it in industry, and applications to a…

    Paperback – 1995-12-31
    CRC Press
    Computers, Cognition, and Work Series

  • Collective Intelligence in Computer-Based Collaboration

    By John B. Smith

    Proposing a new paradigm for Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), this ground-breaking book presents a research agenda for developing and testing that paradigm. It constitutes the first attempt to outline a comprehensive model of collaboration that integrates the cognitive/conceptual and…

    Paperback – 1994-07-31
    CRC Press
    Computers, Cognition, and Work Series

  • Adaptive User Support

    Ergonomic Design of Manually and Automatically Adaptable Software

    Edited by Reinhard Oppermann

    The potential of software applications to solve an array of office and administrative problems is increasing faster than the ability of users to exploit it. We need to make systems easier to learn and more comfortable to use. This book reports a major advance in the effort to accomplish both goals.…

    Hardback – 1994-07-31
    CRC Press
    Computers, Cognition, and Work Series

  • The Human Tutorial Dialogue Project

    Issues in the Design of instructional Systems

    By Barbara A. Fox

    This volume's goal is to begin to document the dialogue processes in naturally-occurring human tutoring, in the context of informing the design of intelligent tutoring systems, and of interactive systems in general. This project represents the first empirical study of human tutorial dialogue from a…

    Paperback – 1993-08-31
    CRC Press
    Computers, Cognition, and Work Series