Human-Data Interaction: The Human Face of the Data-Driven Society [article]

Richard Mortier, Hamed Haddadi, Tristan Henderson, Derek McAuley, Jon Crowcroft
2015 arXiv   pre-print
The increasing generation and collection of personal data has created a complex ecosystem, often collaborative but sometimes combative, around companies and individuals engaging in the use of these data. We propose that the interactions between these agents warrants a new topic of study: Human-Data Interaction (HDI). In this paper we discuss how HDI sits at the intersection of various disciplines, including computer science, statistics, sociology, psychology and behavioural economics. We expose
more » ... the challenges that HDI raises, organised into three core themes of legibility, agency and negotiability, and we present the HDI agenda to open up a dialogue amongst interested parties in the personal and big data ecosystems.
arXiv:1412.6159v2 fatcat:xfdjvgafr5fujnkmc3vsjebht4