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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

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

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