The figure and ground of engagement

@article{Turner2012TheFA,
  title={The figure and ground of engagement},
  author={Phil Turner},
  journal={AI & SOCIETY},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={33-43}
}
Engagement is important to the success of applications, systems and artefacts as diverse as robotics, pedagogy, games, interactive installations, and virtual reality applications. Yet engagement has proved to be remarkably difficult to define as it can take many forms, so many that it is difficult to isolate what these different instantiations have in common. Instead of pursuing an empirical perspective, the human side of engagement, namely, involvement is considered from a broadly Heideggerian… CONTINUE READING

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