Best Reference Books – Human Computer Interaction

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Human Computer Interaction subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Human Computer Interaction along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Human Computer Interaction subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Human Computer Interaction" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Human-Computer Interaction” by Dix

“Human-Computer Interaction” Book Review: This book is written for students and teachers looking for information about human computer interaction. The author elaborately explains topics like interaction design and universal access. Other topics like rich interaction and the latest developments in ubiquitous computing and web technologies are also elaborately explained in this book. This book also contains information about HCI theory and practice.

2. “Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction” by Shneiderman

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“Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction” Book Review: This book is written for students and teachers looking for information about human computer interaction. It contains a comprehensive, authoritative introduction to the dynamic field of human-computer interaction (HCI). The author also covers theoretical foundations and design processes such as expert reviews and usability testing in this book. This book contains numerous examples of direct manipulation, menu ion and form fill-in along with practical principles and guidelines for better understanding.

3. “Interaction Design: Beyond Human Computer Interaction” by Rogers and Sharp
4. “Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies” by Nick Bostrom
5. “Human Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications, Third Edition (Human Factors and Ergonomics)” by Julie A Jacko

“Human Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications, Third Edition (Human Factors and Ergonomics)” Book Review: This book is written for students and teachers looking for information about human computer interaction. The author elaborately explains the role of HCI in global sustainability, health care and social media. He also talks about how HCI can be used in e-Government, evaluation, persuasion and globalization. This book also contains 80 tables, 400 figures and 7000 references along with a four-page color insert for better understanding.

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6. “Galitz’s Human Machine Interaction (WIND)” by Dhananjay R Kalbande and Prashant Kanade

“Galitz’s Human Machine Interaction (WIND)” Book Review: This book is written for students and teachers looking for information about human computer interaction. This book contains elaborate information about all the techniques that are necessary in user interface design. The author also talks about the systematic guidelines to be followed by interface designers. It also contains a discussion about the various interaction design schemes. This book also contains multiple choice questions and exercise questions at the end of each chapter for better understanding.

7. “Human–Computer Interaction: Basics and Practice” by Serengul Smith-Atakan

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“Human–Computer Interaction: Basics and Practice” Book Review: This book is written for students and teachers looking for information about human computer interaction. The author talks about the architectures, mathematics and algorithms that are integral to creating reliable user interfaces in this book. The first sixteen chapters of the book elaborate on the concepts required for current graphical user interfaces along with a specific emphasis on the Model-View-Controller architecture. In the second half of the book, the author sheds light on the key research areas in interactive systems, with a focus on the algorithms required to implement these systems.

8. “Human Computer Interaction” by Meena K

“Human Computer Interaction” Book Review: This book is written for undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in courses related to computer science and engineering and information technology. Topics like usability engineering, cognitive architectures and spoken dialogue system are elaborately explained by the author in this book. Other topics like design methodologies of spoken dialogue systems and the corresponding mathematical models are also presented.

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9. “Human Computer Interaction” by Rajendra Kumar

“Human Computer Interaction” Book Review: This book is written for students and teachers looking for information about human computer interaction. This book contains elaborate information about human computer interaction and its importance. Topics like user interface, wimp and designing a user interface are included in this book. Other topics like development and evaluation of user interface, ergonomics and many more are also included in this book.

10. “Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction” by Ben Shneiderman and Catherine Plaisant

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“Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction” Book Review: This book is written for students and teachers looking for information about human computer interaction. This book is also written for HCL professionals. The author addresses topics like usability of interactive systems, guidelines, principles and theories and many more in this book. Other topics like direct manipulation and immersive environments, fluid navigation and express human and command languages are also elaborately explained in this book.

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