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[In this chapter we discuss different definitions of interruption, provide a possible classification of interruptions, and give an overview of the sources of interruptions.]
[Interruptions are an inevitable part of our everyday life as it is hard to get through the entire day without being interrupted. As suggested by Zabelina et al. in , people are sensitive to their surroundings and they receive more information through interruptions, which might help them in...
[Interruptibility management has attracted the interest of HCI researchers well before the advent of mobile devices. However, interruptions received on the desktop have very specific characteristics. In fact, because of their very nature desktops are situated in a constant environment and a...
[When mobile devices first appeared, they were used merely for calling and messaging purposes. Later, with the advent of sensing capabilities, these devices have graduated from calling instruments to intelligent and highly personal devices performing numerous functions salient to users’ daily...
[Interruptions are an inevitable part of our daily life. As discussed in this book, the effects of disruption caused by interruptions occurring at inopportune moments have been studied thoroughly in the past. Numerous studies have been conducted to investigate the effect of interruptions on...
[The always-on connectivity of smart mobile devices (such as phones, watches, and tablets, etc.) have made them a unique platform to push information in real time and, thus, they represent a medium for receiving information in an effortless way. However, due to the mobile nature of these devices...
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