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Designing Culturally Appropriate Responses to Culturally Influenced Computer Usage Behaviors [chapter]

Fuad EL-Qirem, Gilbert Cockton
2017 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
Cultural variables impact across a wide range of behaviours when interacting with computers.  ...  We present examples of adverse interactions between cultural variables and computer users" behaviors in Jordan and propose a range of culturally appropriate responses at the individual, organizational,  ...  Culture shapes most human behaviour, including interaction with computers. In much Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research, culture is assumed to impact design preferences.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-60747-4_21 fatcat:xg4e3cbkkvaifhy25t42d7fq6y

Brief Exposure to Infants Activates Social and Intergroup Vigilance

Bobby Cheon, Gianluca Esposito
2020 Behavioral Sciences  
Among humans, simply looking at infants can activate affiliative and nurturant behaviors.  ...  Across two studies, participants viewed and rated one among several image types (between-subjects design): Infants, adult males, adult females, and puppies in Study 1, and infants of varying racial/ethnic  ...  We would also like to acknowledge Lim Mengyu for editing the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/bs10040072 pmid:32260153 fatcat:d7iy6d6i5rgd3bdcg4eigeebbi

Building Capacity For Digital Development In The Arab World: The Role Of Education

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
In most Arab countries, development is factor-driven -- dependent largely on natural resources and labor.  ...  The digital economy is identified with the 4th industrial revolution reflecting the importance of the digital technologies for development.  ...  Across the Arab world, schools are still using outdated curricula producing students unfit for employment in the digital economy.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.e1225.0585c19 fatcat:tckitdq7gjfbreeyq6ppvnxe5y

Testing for the Applicability of the TAM Model in the Arabic Context

Said S. Al-Gahtani
2008 Information Resources Management Journal  
The present study attempts to investigate the applicability of the TAM model in the Arab context and to extend TAM with three moderating/interacting human factors.  ...  Specifically, age moderates all the influences of computers usefulness and ease of use on attitudes and intention to use.  ...  However, studies testing TAM in the Arab world have been limited (Niederman et al., 2002; Rose & Straub, 1998; Straub, Karen, & Hill, 2001) .  ... 
doi:10.4018/irmj.2008100101 fatcat:yeevdef7onfq5klatjisucmf4y

Page 764 of Communication Abstracts Vol. 22, Issue 5 [page]

1999 Communication Abstracts  
New and old media access and ownership in the Arab world. Gazette 61(1):59-87, Feb. 1999 ARAB STATES. INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY. MEDIA ACCESS. MEDIA OWNERSHIP.  ...  It then studies one particular aspect of computers—electronic mail, or e-mail. E-mail is the normative way of communicating across computer networks.  ... 

Acknowledgments [chapter]

2019 Enlightenment on the Eve of Revolution  
The institute offers students from across the Arab world graduate training in social sciences, media and cultural studies, development economics, and public administration, with a strong emphasis on humanities  ...  who hailed from the convulsive parts of the Arab world.  ... 
doi:10.7312/kass17632-001 fatcat:mrajbt4gn5bujeslblxtzn3mme

HGM 2011 Programme Abstract Book

2011 The HUGO Journal  
in the field of genetic disorders seen in the Arab World.  ...  Over the years, the awards have created a rich resource of works by leading researchers and doctors from across the world and believed that a journal could be sustain that would be treasured by the medical  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11568-011-9151-8 fatcat:b3d2wbt6offz5h6ppvrxb4zcuq

Computational Arabic Grammar Reality, Constraints and Challenges

Elsayed Mohamed Salem, Sherief Abdelhalim Mohamed Ewida, Hatem Ahmad Mohammad Alhamad, Somaia Farouk Ibrahim, Ahmed Ali Ali Loukam, Yousef A.Baker El-Ebiary
2020 International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technoloy  
Dissemination of awareness and awareness of Grammar and Grammar, encouraging educational institutions, especially universities, to allocate a course in computerization of the Arabic language, and to develop  ...  This research tends to develop a vision and vision of the computational constraints of Arabic grammar and the introduction of realistic solutions stemming from the core of grammar rules, and technical  ...  research was supported by foundation from Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), therefore we thank our Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) that provided insight and expertise that greatly assisted the  ... 
doi:10.14445/22315381/cati3p221 fatcat:wvp33sbzojapdiazzlf7gzduam

Improving Social and Communication Skills of Adult Arabs with ASD through the Use of Social Media Technologies [chapter]

Alaa Mashat, Mike Wald, Sarah Parsons
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The proposed study aims to investigate the use of social networks for supporting Arab adults with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger syndrome in order to improve their abilities in social situations such  ...  Arab adults with ASD require sup-port for improving their social skills. However, cultural differences could limit the usability of existing technologies.  ...  Social networks offer a type of human-human interaction rather than just a computer-human interaction [21] , that allows users to connect and socialise without the pressures of time and immediacy that  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08596-8_75 fatcat:u3lqm3i7y5cyzphtw323jlkblq

A Strategic Response Through Distance Learning: A Case of The Arab Open University

Abdulkarim Al-Nahas, Abdulla Alhemoud, Fahad Al-Mekrad
2011 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
The paper suggests a suitable strategy for ensuring cooperation between labor markets and education sector in the Arab world.  ...  This paper makes an attempt to examine and analyze a strategic response in the form of distance learning to the changing labor market needs in the Arab world with special reference to the establishment  ...  Trained and competent human resources are available in the Arab world. 5. AOU is supported by the international and Arab organizations. 6.  ... 
doi:10.19030/tlc.v1i6.1956 fatcat:2xea57ewprbo7ngoewsl63fj4i

Cultural Behaviors of Virtual Agents in an Augmented Reality Environment [chapter]

Mohammad Obaid, Ionut Damian, Felix Kistler, Birgit Endrass, Johannes Wagner, Elisabeth André
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In particular, we analyze users from the Arab and German cultural backgrounds.  ...  This paper presents a pilot evaluation study that investigates the physiological response of users when interacting with virtual agents that resemble cultural behaviors in an Augmented Reality environment  ...  This work was partially funded by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Program under grant agreement eCute.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33197-8_42 fatcat:6xfq3awajvfozgz3bqqqu4yrjy

Atheists versus Theists: Religious Polarisation in Arab Online Communities

Youssef Al Hariri, Walid Magdy, Maria K. Wolters
2021 Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction  
interactions among themselves and the accounts that are followed, retweeted, or mentioned the most in their networks.  ...  CCS Concepts: • Social and professional topics → Religious orientation; Cultural characteristics; • Human-centered computing → Social networks; Social media; Social network analysis.  ...  This means that within the Arab world, all four groups clearly interact with and react to each other.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3479505 fatcat:kawoc7jw2ffhholpdnkrus2dwy

When Translation Goes Digital: Case Studies and Critical Reflections edited by Desjardins, Renée; Claire Larsonneur; & Philippe Lacour

Obed Ebenezer S
2021 Translation Today  
Digital Humanities refers to the application of digital tools and resources in the field of humanities.  ...  This book has 3 Parts and 10 chapters, with case studies and contributions from around the world, including Algeria,  ...  Three narratives were found to be common across these four organizations. They were: 1.  ... 
doi:10.46623/tt/2021.15.2.br1 fatcat:gnaw7mtcdvewnk4grlycqqxroi

Learning Programming for Hearing Impaired Students via an Avatar

Nihal Esam Abuzinadah, Areej Abbas Malibari, Arwa Abdulaziz Allinjawi, Paul Krause
2020 Zenodo  
In this paper, we develop an Avatar based system to teach computer programming to deaf and hearing-impaired students using Arabic Signed language with new signs vocabulary that is been developed for computer  ...  In addition, there is no clear signs in the Arabic Sign Language that can be used to identify programming logic terminologies such as while, for, case, switch etc.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors are very thankful to all the associated personnel in any reference that contributed in/for the purpose of this research.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3669203 fatcat:ac2qkbzwgfbttowymawjsgecbu

Seminar Users in the Arabic Twitter Sphere [article]

Kareem Darwish, Dimitar Alexandrov, Preslav Nakov, Yelena Mejova
2017 arXiv   pre-print
parts of the world and in other languages.  ...  While our dataset is from the Arab region, omitting language-specific features has only a minor impact on classification performance, and thus, our approach could work for detecting seminar users in other  ...  For social bots in the Arab world, Morstatter et al. [ ] looked for keywords that relate to the Arab Spring in Libya.  ... 
arXiv:1707.07276v1 fatcat:kj7t6bjfurh43akssglhs735cq
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