Social Things: Design Research on Social Computing

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9741)


In the era of social networking and computing, things and people are more and more interconnected, giving rise to not only new opportunities but also new challenges in designing new products that are networked, and services that are adaptive to their human users and context aware in their physical and social environments. A research vision on social things is needed, that addresses both the technological and social aspects in design, and that requires a social approach to the Internet of Things.


Social things Internet of things Social computing Design research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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