Implicitly influencing the interactive experience

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Title: Implicitly influencing the interactive experience
Authors: O'Grady, Michael J.
Dragone, Mauro
Tynan, Richard
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Wan, Jie
Muldoon, Conor
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Date: 10-May-2010
Abstract: Enabling intuitive interaction in system design remains an art more than a science. This difficulty is exacerbated when the diversity of device and end user group is considered. In this paper, it is argued that conventional interaction modalities are unsuitable in many circumstances and that alternative modalities need be considered. Specifically the case of implicit interaction is considered, and the paper discusses how its use may lead to more satisfactory experiences. Specifically, harnessing implicit interaction in conjunction with the traditional explicit interaction modality, can enable a more intuitive and natural interactive experience. However, the exercise of capturing and interpreting implicit interaction is problematic and is one that lends itself to the adoption of AI techniques. In this position paper, the potential of lightweight intelligent agents is proposed as a model for harmonising the explicit and implicit components of an arbitrary interaction.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: Implicit interactionIntelligent agents
Subject LCSH: Intelligent agents (Computer software)
Human-computer interaction
System design
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: Presented at the International Workshop on Collaborative Human/AI Control for Interactive Experiences (CHACIE 2010), at the Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2010), Toronto Canada, May 10 2010
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