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Encouraging serendipity in interactive systems

Makri, S; Toms, EG; McCay-Peet, L; Blandford, A; (2011) Encouraging serendipity in interactive systems. Presented at: UNSPECIFIED.

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We regularly make serendipitous discoveries in both online and offline contexts - from stumbling upon a useful website when searching for something completely different to meeting someone with mutual research or business interests in an unlikely place. However, most existing interactive systems do not provide a fertile environment for serendipity to occur. This workshop will identify key requirements and research challenges for designing and evaluating user-centred systems that aim to encourage serendipity. © 2011 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing.

Type: Conference item (UNSPECIFIED)
Title: Encouraging serendipity in interactive systems
ISBN-13: 9783642237676
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23768-3_136
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1416738
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