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Scott McCrickard <[log in to unmask]>
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Scott McCrickard <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 20:24:48 -0500
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Call for chapters for an edited book titled:

HCI Outdoors: Community, Group, and Personal Experiences with 
Interactive Computing in the Outdoors

This book will appear in the Springer Human Computer Interaction series.

Scott McCrickard, Virginia Tech ([log in to unmask])
Michael Jones, BYU ([log in to unmask])
Timothy Stelter, Virginia Tech ([log in to unmask])

Brief description:

This book will describe human-computer interaction (HCI) challenges and 
opportunities in outdoor settings for communities, groups, and 
individuals. Interactive computing, which includes technologies like 
mobile phones, wearables, and interactive computing installations, is 
increasingly used for extended periods of time outdoors outside of 
traditional controlled and managed indoor environments. Domains of 
interest include recreation, education, citizen science, wellness, and 
games. Scales of impact include individuals with personal devices, small 
groups using technology to support common goals, and large communities 
of people whose ways of doing and being are affected by outdoor 

More information:

Chapters are due to the editors by April 1, 2019.  It is recommended 
that prospective authors contact the editors about candidate book titles 
and themes in February 2019 to help craft an appropriate chapter.

Please direct questions, comments, and submissions to the book editors.

D. Scott McCrickard
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061-0902

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