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Commentary on 'Philosophy of Interaction' by Dag Svanaes.

Hornecker, Eva (2011) Commentary on 'Philosophy of Interaction' by Dag Svanaes. In: Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Interaction-Design.org.

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Abstract

What is Interaction or Interactivity? Most HCI and Interaction Design textbooks do not really define (beyond more then one sentence) one of the most often used terms in our vocabulary. What seems so straightforward turns elusive when we try to dig deeper. We are in this situation probably because it is not evident where to turn to for definitions and theoretical underpinnings.