Towards Caring Machines (Bickmore & Picard)

Bickmore, T. W. & Picard, R. (2004). Towards Caring Machines, CHI 2004, Late Breaking Results Paper, 24-29. Vienna, Austria. This paper examines interface behaviors that elicit the perception of caring. Results from a longitudinal study of simulated caring by a computer are presented, in which 60 subjects interacted with a computer agent daily for a … Continue reading

Affective Aspects

Sharp, Rogers, Preece — INTERACTION DESIGN: beyond human-computer interaction This article discusses how interactive systems can be designed to provoke an emotion within the user.