Topics of Formal Methods in HCI

  • Judy Bowen
  • Alan Dix
  • Philippe Palanque
  • Benjamin Weyers
Chapter

Abstract

In this chapter, we present an overview of some of the general themes and topics that can be seen in research into formal methods in human–computer interaction. We discuss how the contents of the rest of the book relate to these topics. In particular, we show how themes have evolved into particular branches of research and where the book contents fit with this. We also discuss the areas of research that are relevant, but are not represented within the book chapters.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Judy Bowen
    • 1
  • Alan Dix
    • 2
    • 3
  • Philippe Palanque
    • 4
  • Benjamin Weyers
    • 5
  1. 1.University of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK
  3. 3.Talis Ltd. BirminghamBirminghamUK
  4. 4.IRIT—Interactive Critical Systems GroupUniversity of Toulouse 3—Paul SabatierToulouseFrance
  5. 5.Visual Computing Institute—Virtual Reality & Immersive VisualizationRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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