Influence of Interactivity on Social Connectedness

A Study on User Experience in an Interactive Public
  • Thom van Boheemen
  • Jun Hu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8531)


Public installations have the opportunity to influence many people due to their location and the vast amount of people that are exposed to them. New technologies and materials bring new opportunities to the forms of public installations. Many of these installations are interactive. This paper investigates how interaction with public installations affects its users by evaluating the experience of social connectedness with a specially designed prototype.


social connectedness public installation public arts interactivity user experience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thom van Boheemen
    • 1
  • Jun Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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