Meaningful Interaction with Physiological Computing

Part of the Human–Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)


Physiological data can be used as input to a computerised system. There are many types of interaction that can be facilitated by this form of input ranging from intentional control to implicit software adaptation. This type of interaction directly with the brain and body represent a new paradigm in human–computer interaction and this chapter will discuss how meaning is associated with data interpretation and changes at the interface. The chapter will categorise the different systems physiological input allows and discuss how interaction with the system can be made meaningful for the user.


Input Control Motor Imagery Physiological Data Gesture Recognition Body Schema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Natural Sciences and PsychologyLiverpool John Moores UniversityEnglandUK

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