The Brazilian HCI Community Perspectives in Cultural Aspects in HCI

  • Isabela Gasparini
  • Luciana C. de C. SalgadoEmail author
  • Roberto Pereira
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9741)


We consider culture as a concept and a concern that permeates the 5 HCI Grand Challenges identified in 2012 by the Brazilian HCI community, and that should be understood and considered from a broad and systemic perspective. In this sense, we conducted a workshop about cultural issues to investigate and promote the topic in the HCI Brazilian community. In this paper, we present and discuss some results from the workshop, highlighting as primary empirical evidence the participants’ survey responses. The results allow us to develop a panorama of how the Brazilian HCI community is interested in the subject of culture understands and makes sense of the subject in their practices.


Culture HCI Brazilian community Workshop 



The authors would like to thank all participants who participated in WCIHC and con-tributed to the research reported in this paper. Additionally, the authors thank CNPq, FAPERJ and FAPESP (#2013/02821-1) for the financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabela Gasparini
    • 1
  • Luciana C. de C. Salgado
    • 2
    Email author
  • Roberto Pereira
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceSanta Catarina State University (UDESC)FlorianópolisBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceFluminense Federal University (UFF)NiteróiBrazil
  3. 3.Department of InformaticsFederal University of Paraná (UFPR)CuritibaBrazil

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