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HCI and Usability for Education and Work

4th Symposium of the Workgroup Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering of the Austrian Computer Society, USAB 2008, Graz, Austria, November 20-21, 2008. Proceedings

  • Andreas Holzinger
Conference proceedings USAB 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5298)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Cognitive Processes and End User Experience

    1. Jean Underwood
      Pages 1-18
    2. Effie Lai-Chong Law, Michael D. Kickmeier-Rust, Dietrich Albert, Andreas Holzinger
      Pages 19-30
    3. Waltraud Ilmberger, Martin Schrepp, Theo Held
      Pages 43-54
    4. Eva Patrícia Gil-Rodríguez, Jordi Planella-Ribera
      Pages 55-62
    5. Bettina Laugwitz, Theo Held, Martin Schrepp
      Pages 63-76
  3. Social Software and Collaborative Knowledge Development

    1. Sonja Kabicher, Simone Kriglstein, Kathrin Figl, Renate Motschnig-Pitrik
      Pages 113-124
  4. Knowledge Processing, Assessment and Human Performance

    1. Geoffrey Underwood, Katherine Humphrey, Tom Foulsham
      Pages 125-144
    2. Dorian Gorgan, Teodor Stefanut, Madalina Veres, Istvan Gabos
      Pages 145-160
    3. Sonja Stork, Christian Stößel, Anna Schubö
      Pages 161-172
    4. Christian Stickel, Alexei Scerbakov, Thomas Kaufmann, Martin Ebner
      Pages 173-184
  5. Human Centered Development and Design Accessibility

    1. Gerhard Leitner, Martin Hitz, Rudolf Melcher
      Pages 205-220
    2. Klaus Miesenberger, Roland Ossmann, Dominique Archambault, Gig Searle, Andreas Holzinger
      Pages 247-260
  6. User Centred Information Visualization and Multimedia

    1. Michael Smuc, Eva Mayr, Tim Lammarsch, Alessio Bertone, Wolfgang Aigner, Hanna Risku et al.
      Pages 261-280

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th Usability Symposium of the Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering Workgroup of the Austrian Computer Society, USAB 2008, held in Graz, Austria, in November 2008.

The 7 revised full papers and 26 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 85 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on cognitive processes and end user experience, social software and collaborative knowledge development, knowledge processing, assessment and human performance, human centered development and design accessibility, user centred information visualization and multimedia, adaptivity and personalization in ubiquitous learning systems, and human centred design for safety critical systems.


Accessibility Usability human-computer interaction (HCI) information visualization knowledge learning multimedia user experience user experience (UX)

Editors and affiliations

  • Andreas Holzinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation (IMI) Research Unit HCI4MEDMedical University Graz (MUG)GrazAustria

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