New PDF release: Ways of Knowing in HCI

By Judith S. Olson,Wendy A. Kellogg

This textbook brings jointly either new and conventional examine equipment in Human laptop interplay (HCI). learn tools contain interviews and observations, ethnography, grounded conception and research of electronic lines of habit. Readers will achieve an realizing of the kind of wisdom each one strategy presents, its disciplinary roots and the way every one contributes to knowing clients, consumer habit and the context of use. The historical past context, transparent causes and pattern workouts make this a fantastic textbook for graduate scholars, in addition to a important reference for researchers and practitioners.

 'It is a powerful assortment by way of the extent of aspect and variety.' (M. Sasikumar, ACM Computing stories #CR144066)

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New PDF release: Fieldwork for Design: Theory and Practice (Computer

By David Randall,Richard Harper,Mark Rouncefield

This publication appears at why ethnographic methods are renowned within the layout of computing units for the place of work, for the house and in other places. It provides a background of ethnography, either because it was once practiced ahead of desktop technology picked it up and because, such a lot in particular within the CSCW and HCI domain names. the point of interest of the e-book is at the functional dating among conception and perform, a dating that's primary to winning design.

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Claus Backhaus's Usability-Engineering in der Medizintechnik: Grundlagen - PDF

By Claus Backhaus

Ergonomisch gestaltete Medizintechnik führt zu effizienteren Arbeitsabläufen, erhöht die Patientensicherheit und reduziert die Arbeitsbelastung der Anwender. Gebrauchstaugliche Geräte verbessern die Anwenderakzeptanz und werden daher beim Kauf neuer Produkte bevorzugt. Das Buch erläutert für Studium und Praxis, wie Medizintechnik möglichst optimum an die Bedürfnisse der Nutzer und Anwender angepasst werden kann. Durch das beschriebene Vorgehen ist es möglich, sowohl die bestehenden ergonomischen Anforderungen der harmonisierten Normen DIN EN 62366 und DIN EN 60601-1-6 bei der Entwicklung und Marktzulassung medizintechnischer Produkte umzusetzen, als auch neue Lösungsansätze für die erfolgreiche Entwicklung innovativer Medizintechnik zu erarbeiten.In ausgewählten Praxisbeispielen wird die Umsetzung der Methodik des Usability-Engineering in der Medizintechnik erläutert. Das Buch spricht damit nicht nur die Entwickler und Hersteller von Medizinprodukten an, sondern erläutert auch die richtige Auswahl gebrauchsoptimierter Geräte und Technologien für die Anwender und Betreiber solcher Produkte.

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Download e-book for kindle: Learning Technology for Education in Cloud – The Changing by Lorna Uden,Dario Liberona,Birgit Feldmann

By Lorna Uden,Dario Liberona,Birgit Feldmann

This e-book constitutes the refereed complaints of the fifth foreign Workshop on studying expertise for schooling in Cloud, LTEC 2016, held in Hagen, Germany, in July 2016.

The 25 revised complete papers offered have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from fifty one submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on studying applied sciences; studying instruments and surroundings; MOOC for studying; challenge fixing and information move; case study.

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Download e-book for iPad: PySide GUI Application Development by Venkateshwaran Loganathan

By Venkateshwaran Loganathan

In Detail

Elegantly outfitted GUI purposes are continually an immense hit between clients. PySide is an open resource software program venture that gives Python bindings for the Qt cross-platform UI framework. Combining the facility of Qt and Python, PySide presents quick access to the Qt framework for Python builders and in addition acts as a very good swift program improvement platform on hand on all significant working systems.

This publication goals that will help you improve GUI functions simply utilizing PySide. Python is straightforward to benefit and use and its courses are really shorter than these written in different programming languages like C++ or Java. This publication will introduce you to consumer interface programming in Python, permitting you to enhance real-time functions in a shorter volume of time.

This e-book will take you thru every thing you must understand to increase UI functions. you'll find out about installing/building PySide in quite a few significant working structures in addition to the fundamentals of GUI programming. The e-book will then circulation directly to speak about occasion administration, signs and slots, and the widgets and dialogs on hand with PySide. Database interplay and manipulation can be covered.

In a nutshell, this e-book is excellent for studying the right way to application purposes with GUI and for getting to know tips on how to strengthen your personal functions and the way to run them throughout platforms.


An available and functional consultant to constructing GUI’s for Python applications.

Who this e-book is for

This e-book is written for Python programmers who are looking to find out about GUI programming. it's also appropriate in the event you are new to Python yet are accustomed to object-oriented programming.

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Computers and Education: Towards a Lifelong Learning Society - download pdf or read online

By M. Llamas-Nistal,Manuel J. Fernández-Iglesias,L.E. Anido-Rifon

This quantity incorporates a choice of papers at the most recent stories within the box of pcs and schooling. It contains such a lot correct case stories and novel examine effects addressing technical and methodological elements of desktops and educations. it's correct to researchers, practitioners, instructing employees and builders operating in e-learning, computer-based schooling, academic software program, dispensed studying, lifelong studying, and open and distance learning.

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Get Innovative Lernsysteme: Kompetenzentwicklung mit Blended PDF

By Annette Kuhlmann,Werner Sauter

Aktuelle Entwicklungen wie Globalisierung, E-Business oder internet 2.0 erfordern leading edge Lernkonzepte. Die Autoren vermitteln Entscheidern, Planern und Tutoren praxiserprobte Konzepte und Entscheidungshilfen für die Einführung entsprechender E-Learning-Systeme. Geeignet sind insbesondere mixed studying preparations, in denen E-Learning und Lernen in Gruppen mit Elementen des internet 2.0 kombiniert werden. Das Buch bietet praxiserprobte Lösungen, die mit Hilfe von Checklisten rasch und wirtschaftlich umgesetzt werden können.

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Download e-book for kindle: Python Unlocked by Arun Tigeraniya

By Arun Tigeraniya

Key Features

  • Write smarter, bug-free, excessive functionality code with minimum effort
  • Uncover the simplest instruments and suggestions on hand to Python builders today
  • Deploy decorators, layout patters, and numerous optimization innovations to exploit Python 3.5 effectively

Book Description

Python is a flexible programming language that may be used for a variety of technical tasks—computation, facts, info research, video game improvement, and extra. even though Python is simple to profit, it really is diversity of positive aspects potential there are various facets of it that even skilled Python builders do not know approximately. no matter if you are convinced with the fundamentals, its good judgment and syntax, by way of digging deeper you could paintings even more successfully with Python – and get extra from the language.

Python Unlocked walks you thru the simplest recommendations and top practices for prime functionality Python programming - exhibiting you ways to utilize the Python language. you will get to understand items and capabilities inside and outside, and should easy methods to use them for your virtue on your programming initiatives. additionally, you will the way to paintings with a number layout styles together with summary manufacturing facility, singleton, procedure development, all of in an effort to assist in making programming with Python even more effective. eventually, because the technique of writing a software is rarely whole with out checking out it, you are going to discover ways to try out threaded functions and run parallel tests.

If you will have the sting in terms of Python, use this e-book to unencumber the secrets and techniques of smarter Python programming.

What you are going to learn

  • Manipulate item production methods for situations, sessions, and functions
  • Use the absolute best language constructs to write down info buildings with great velocity and maintainability
  • Make effective use of layout styles to diminish improvement time and make your code extra maintainable
  • Write larger try out situations with a stronger figuring out of the trying out framework of Python and unittests, and detect the right way to boost new functionalities in it
  • Write fully-optimized code with the Python language by means of profiling, compiling C modules, and more
  • Unlock asynchronous programming to construct effective and scalable applications

About the Author

Arun Tigeraniya has a BE in electronics and conversation. After his commencement, he labored at quite a few businesses as a Python developer. His major expert pursuits are AI and massive info. He enjoys writing effective and testable code, and engaging technical articles. He has labored with open resource expertise seeing that 2008. He at the moment works at Jaarvis Labs constrained, India.

Table of Contents

  1. Objects in Depth
  2. Namespaces and Classes
  3. Functions and Utilities
  4. Data buildings and Algorithms
  5. Elegance with layout Patterns
  6. Test-Driven Development
  7. Optimization Techniques
  8. Scaling Python

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Download PDF by Giovanni Vincenti,Alberto Bucciero,Markus Helfert,Matthias: E-Learning, E-Education, and Online Training: Third

By Giovanni Vincenti,Alberto Bucciero,Markus Helfert,Matthias Glowatz

This publication constitutes the lawsuits of the third overseas convention on E-Learning, E-Education, and on-line education, eLEOT 2016, held in Dublin, eire, August 31 – September 2, 2016.
The 25 revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 35 submissions. They specialise in themes as augmented fact studying, mixed studying, studying analytics, cellular studying, digital studying environments.


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Download e-book for iPad: Web Engineering: 16th International Conference, ICWE 2016, by Alessandro Bozzon,Philippe Cudré-Mauroux,Cesare Pautasso

By Alessandro Bozzon,Philippe Cudré-Mauroux,Cesare Pautasso

This booklet constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the sixteenth foreign convention on internet Engineering, ICWE 2016, held in Lugano, Switzerland, in June 2016.

The 19 complete examine papers, thirteen brief papers, three imaginative and prescient papers, eleven demonstrations, five posters, 6 PhD Symposium  and four tutorials provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from one hundred twenty submissions. 

The sixteenth version of ICWE accredited contributions with regards to various research areas revolving round net engineering, together with: internet program modelling and engineering, Human computation and crowdsourcing, net purposes composition and mashups, SocialWeb functions, SemanticWeb, and, for the 1st time, additionally the net of Things.

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