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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 11

Proceedings of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Aesthetic Categories of Interaction: Aesthetic Perceptions on Smartphone and Computer

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2017F408

Citation: Proceedings of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 11, pages 12491256 ()

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Abstract. Experiential attributes are a possible way of explaining user's experiences during interaction. Recently presented set of 23 aesthetic categories of interaction was established with a purpose to explain users' aesthetic experiences. This recent work focused on touch devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and concluded with the need to study further the goodness of established categories. The study, reported in this paper, continues to explore the consistency and aesthetic relations of these categories by comparing their goodness of explaining users' aesthetic perceptions on two different devices: a smartphone and a laptop computer. Experimental research design with 2x2 conditions was used. Two of the conditions consisted of completing the same interaction episode on two different devices. The other two conditions consisted of passive watching the screen recordings of previous interactions on the screens of the same devices. In conclusion, the aesthetic categories of interaction were found capable of explaining users perceptions across devices, but further study was suggested.


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