HCI and Usability for e-Inclusion

5th Symposium of the Workgroup Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering of the Austrian Computer Society, USAB 2009, Linz, Austria, November 9-10, 2009 Proceedings

  • Andreas Holzinger
  • Klaus Miesenberger
Conference proceedings USAB 2009

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5889)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Keynote: New Trends in Human–Computer Interaction

  3. Age, Attitudes, Abilities, Acceptance, Attention: Gender and Cognitive Performance

    1. Effie Lai-Chong Law, Tim Gamble, Daniel Schwarz, Michael D. Kickmeier-Rust, Andreas Holzinger
      Pages 42-54
    2. Chiara Martinengo, Francesco Curatelli
      Pages 55-68
    3. Sonja Stork, Isabella Hild, Mathey Wiesbeck, Michael F. Zaeh, Anna Schubö
      Pages 69-80
  4. Usefulness, Usability, Accessibility, Emotion: Confidence and the Elderly

  5. Usability Testing, Evaluation, Measurement: Education, Learning and e-Inclusion

    1. Denise Leahy, Dudley Dolan
      Pages 149-158
    2. Caterina Senette, Maria Claudia Buzzi, Marina Buzzi, Barbara Leporini
      Pages 159-177
    3. Giovanni Paolo Caruso, Lucia Ferlino
      Pages 193-208
  6. Special Session: Design for Adaptive Content Processing

    1. Antonello Calabrò, Elia Contini, Barbara Leporini
      Pages 236-248
    2. Aimilios Chalamandaris, Spyros Raptis, Pirros Tsiakoulis, Sotiris Karabetsos
      Pages 249-263
  7. Heuristics and Theory Based Research: Grounded Theory, Activity Theory and Situated Action

    1. Zahid Hussain, Wolfgang Slany, Andreas Holzinger
      Pages 279-289
    2. Lourdes Moreno, Paloma Martínez, Belén Ruiz-Mezcua
      Pages 290-300
    3. Günther Schreder, Karin Siebenhandl, Eva Mayr
      Pages 301-311
  8. Special Session: Smart Home, Health and Ambient Assisted Living

    1. Spyros Raptis, Pirros Tsiakoulis, Aimilios Chalamandaris, Sotiris Karabetsos
      Pages 333-344
    2. Johannes Oberzaucher, Katharina Werner, Harald P. Mairböck, Christian Beck, Paul Panek, Walter Hlauschek et al.
      Pages 345-352
    3. Martin M. Morandell, Andreas Hochgatterer, Bernhard Wöckl, Sandra Dittenberger, Sascha Fagel
      Pages 353-365
    4. André Calero Valdez, Martina Ziefle, Andreas Horstmann, Daniel Herding, Ulrik Schroeder
      Pages 366-386
  9. User Centred Design and Usability Practice: Showcases and Surveys

    1. Theofanis Oikonomou, Konstantinos Votis, Peter Korn, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Spriridon Likothanasis
      Pages 387-398
    2. Chufeng Chen, Jose Abdelnour-Nocera, Stephen Wells, Nora Pan
      Pages 405-415
    3. Zahid Hussain, Wolfgang Slany, Andreas Holzinger
      Pages 416-427
  10. Applications and Analyses: Interaction, Assistive Technologies and Virtual Environments

    1. Pradipta Biswas, Peter Robinson
      Pages 428-447
    2. Nadia Diraä, Jan Engelen, Pol Ghesquière, Koen Neyens
      Pages 457-462
  11. Analyses and Investigations: Communication, Interfaces and Haptic Technology

    1. Oussama El Ghoul, Mohamed Jemni
      Pages 476-483
    2. Dimitris Spiliotopoulos, Pepi Stavropoulou, Georgios Kouroupetroglou
      Pages 484-499
    3. Maria Claudia Buzzi, Marina Buzzi, Barbara Leporini, Fahim Akhter
      Pages 500-510
    4. Christophe Ponsard, Joelle Sutera, Michael Henin
      Pages 511-522
    5. Fannar Freyr Jónsson, Ebba Þóra Hvannberg
      Pages 523-531
  12. Closing: New Technologies and Challenges for People with Disabilities

    1. Giuliano Pirelli
      Pages 532-552
  13. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of HCI and Usability for e-Inclusion, held as the 5th Symposium of the Workgroup Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering of the Austrian Computer Society, USAB 2009, in Linz, Austria, in November 2009.

The 12 revised full papers and 26 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 60 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on gender and cognitive performance, usefulness, usability, accessibility, emotion, confidence and elderly, usability testing, evaluation, measurement, education, learning and e-inclusion, design for adaptive content processing, grounded theory, activity theory and situated action, smart home, health and ambient assistent living, user centred design and usability practice, interaction, assistive technologies and virtual environments, communication, interfaces and haptic technology as well as new technologies and challenges for people with disabilities.


Accessibility Stent Usability assistive technology augmented reality biometrics cognitive processes computer mediated communication conceptual design decision making digital educational games educational software human-computer interaction (HCI) virtual environments

Editors and affiliations

  • Andreas Holzinger
    • 1
  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Unit HCI4MED, Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation (IMI) Auenbruggerplatz 2/VMedical University of Graz (MUG)GrazAustria
  2. 2.Institut Integriert StudierenUniversity of LinzLinzAustria

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-10307-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-10308-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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