Advertisement

Design for Social Interaction in Public Spaces

  • Jun Hu
  • Joep Frens
  • Mathias Funk
  • Feng Wang
  • Yu Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8528)

Abstract

The merge of the Web of People and the Internet of Things leads to a shift from technology-push product or system oriented design to data-driven service centric design. The growth and development of social computing have dramatically increased the complexity but also offer new opportunities and solutions in the societal context. We look into the challenges in designing for social interaction in public spaces, in particular in cities and professional environments. With several examples in designing interactive public installations, we present the design techniques and practices used in these examples, as well as the evaluation methods that have been found to be useful in evaluating the user experience such as social connectedness and inclusion.

Keywords

Public Space Design Team Social Connectedness Social Computing Hedonic Quality 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Erickson, T.: Social Computing. In: The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd edn. (2013)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Bartneck, C., Hu, J., Salem, B., Cristescu, R., Rauterberg, M.: Applying Virtual and Augmented Reality in Cultural Computing. IJVR 7, 11–18 (2008)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hu, J., Wang, F., Funk, M., Frens, J., Zhang, Y., van Boheemen, T., et al.: Paticipatory Public Media Arts for Social Creativity. Presented at the Culture and Computing 2013, Kyoto, Japan (2013)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Wang, F., Hu, J., Rauterberg, M.: New Carriers, Media and Forms of Public Digital Arts. In: Culture and Computing, pp. 83–93 (2012)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Brenny, S., Hu, J.: Social Connectedness and Inclusion by Digital Augmentation in Public Spaces. In: 8th International Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement (DeSForM 2013), Wuxi, China, pp. 108–118 (2013)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Le, D., Funk, M., Hu, J.: Blobulous: Computers As Social Actors. In: Experiencing Interactivity in Public Spaces (EIPS), CHI 2013, Paris, pp. 62–66 (2013)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Funk, M., Le, D., Hu, J.: Feel Connected with Social Actors in Public Spaces. In: Workshop on Computers As Social Actors, co-located with 13th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 2013), pp. 21–33 (2013)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Elfferich, T.: Design for Social Interaction in Public Spaces. Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Report M11 (2013)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Arslan, Y.: Flink!, Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Report M11 (2013)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Hu, J., Le, D., Funk, M., Wang, F., Rauterberg, M.: Attractiveness of an Interactive Public Art Installation. In: Streitz, N., Stephanidis, C. (eds.) DAPI 2013. LNCS, vol. 8028, pp. 430–438. Springer, Heidelberg (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Gu, J.: Oeco. Office Ecosystem, Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Report M11 (2013)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Janmaat, J.: How to stimulate soicial interaction within a working area. Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Report B32 (2013)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Gu, J., Zhang, Y., Hu, J.: Lighting and Sound Installation for Elderly with Dementia. In: International Conference on Culture and Computing, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 169–170 (2013)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Frens, J., Funk, M., Hu, J., Zhang, S., Kang, K., Wang, F.: Exploring the Concept of Interactive Patina of Culture. In: 8th International Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement (DeSForM 2013), Wuxi, China, pp. 211–214 (2013)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Hu, J.: Design of a distributed architecture for enriching media experience in home theaters (2006)Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Hu, J., Bartneck, C., Salem, B., Rauterberg, M.: ALICE’s adventures in cultural computing. International Journal of Arts and Technology 1, 102–118 (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Zhang, Y., Gu, J., Hu, J., Frens, J., Funk, M., Kang, K., et al.: Learning from Traditional Dynamic Arts: Elements for Interaction Design. In: International Conference on Culture and Computing, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 165–166 (2013)Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Zhang, Y., Frens, J., Funk, M., Hu, J., Rauterberg, M.: Scripting Interactive Art Installations in Public Spaces. In: 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Creta Maris, Heraklion, Crete, Greece (2014)Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Frens, J.: Cardboard modeling studio: a designerly exploration tool for rich and embodied interaction. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, pp. 365–368 (2011)Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Frens, J., Djajadiningrat, J., Overbeeke, C.: Form, interaction and function, an exploratorium for interactive products. In: Proc. of Asian Design Conference (2003)Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Hu, J., Feijs, L.M.: An Adaptive Architecture for Presenting Interactive Media Onto Distributed Interfaces. In: Applied Informatics, pp. 899–904 (2003)Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Hu, J., Ross, P., Feijs, L., Qian, Y.: UML in Action: Integrating Formal Methods in Industrial Design Education. In: Hui, K.-c., Pan, Z., Chung, R.C.-k., Wang, C.C.L., Jin, X., Göbel, S., Li, E.C.-L. (eds.) EDUTAINMENT 2007. LNCS, vol. 4469, pp. 489–498. Springer, Heidelberg (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Bojic, M., Goulati, A., Szostak, D., Markopoulos, P.: On the effect of visual refinement upon user feedback in the context of video prototyping. In: Proceedings of the 29th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication, pp. 115–118 (2011)Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Yukawa, J.: Co-reflection in online learning: Collaborative critical thinking as narrative. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning 1, 203–228 (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Tomico, O., Frens, J.W., Overbeeke, C.: Co-reflection: user involvement for highly dynamic design processes. In: CHI 2009 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 2695–2698 (2009)Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Lee, R.M., Draper, M., Lee, S.: Social connectedness, dysfunctional interpersonal behaviors, and psychological distress: Testing a mediator model. Journal of Counseling Psychology 48, 310 (2001)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Lee, R.M., Robbins, S.B.: Measuring belongingness: The Social Connectedness and the Social Assurance scales. Journal of Counseling Psychology 42, 232 (1995)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Mashek, D., Cannaday, L.W., Tangney, J.P.: Inclusion of community in self scale: A single: item pictorial measure of community connectedness. Journal of Community Psychology 35, 257–275 (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    User Interface Design GmbH, AttrakDiff Tool to measure the perceived attractiveness of interactive products based on hedonic and pragmatic quality, ed (2012), http://www.attrakdiff.de/en/Home/
  30. 30.
    Yarosh, S., Markopoulos, P.: Design of an instrument for the evaluation of communication technologies with children. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, pp. 266–269 (2010)Google Scholar
  31. 31.
    Yarosh, S., Markopoulos, P., Abowd, G.D.: Towards a Questionnaire for Measuring Affective Benefits and Costs of Communication Technologies. In: CSCW 2014, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (2014)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun Hu
    • 1
  • Joep Frens
    • 1
  • Mathias Funk
    • 1
  • Feng Wang
    • 1
  • Yu Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of Technology Den Dolech 2EindhovenThe Netherlands

Personalised recommendations