Interaction beyond ComputationSpeaker: Michel Beaudouin-Lafon – Orsay Cedex, France
Topic(s): Human Computer Interaction
We are currently witnessing a shift in computer science from classical, closed computer systems to open, interactive systems whose components harness each other's power. This is particularly true in Human-Computer Interaction, where research has shifted from user interfaces for controlling computational processes to large-scale mediated communication tools, such as the Web, and mixed reality environments that foster creativity. In this talk I explore the notion of _interactive computation_ in the context of Human-Computer Interaction. I emphasize the need to create novel models, tools and interaction techniques that leverage interaction and treat it as a first-class object. I illustrate this approach with our work at the ExSitu lab, in particular instrumental interaction, multi-scale, multi-surface interfaces and reflective, reconfigurable tools.
 Dina Q. Goldin, Scott A. Smolka, Peter Wegner (2006) Interactive computation - the New Paradigm. Springer.
About this LectureNumber of Slides: 51
Duration: 45 - 60 minutes
Languages Available: English, French
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