Clare Hooper, Alan Dix
HCI and Web Science are interdisciplinary fields concerned with the intersection of people and technology. So how do they relate? What defines these fields, how do they overlap, and do they tread on each other's toes? More pertinently, what strengths do they share? How might they benefit each other? Defining the precise boundaries of interdisciplinary fields is an impossible task. The Web Science community is youthful, still consolidating its identity, and at times prone to questioning its own definition. By contrast, HCI is an established field, but like all active research fields, it is constantly evolving. Introducing Web…
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