The Role of HCI in the Age of AI

Harper, R.H.R. (2019) The Role of HCI in the Age of AI. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 35 (15). pp. 1044-7318. ISSN 1044-7318

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This article examines some of the mystique surrounding AI, including the interrelated notions of explainability and complexity, and argues that these notions suggest that designing human-centered AI is difficult. It explains how, once these are put aside, an HCI perspective can help define interaction between AI and users that can enhance rather than substitute one important aspect of human life: creativity. Key to developing such creative interactions are abstractions and grammars of action and other notions; the article explores the history of these in HCI and how they are to be used in the contemporary interaction and design space, in relation to AI. The article is programmatic rather than empirical though its argument uses real-world examples.

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Journal Article
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International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction on 26/07/2019, available online:
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?? user interfacesdesign spaceshuman livesreal-worldhuman computer interactionhuman factors and ergonomicscomputer science applicationshuman-computer interaction ??
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