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Empowerment as a metric for Optimization in HCI. / Trendafilov, Dari; Murray-Smith, Roderick; Polani, D.

2015. Paper presented at CHI 2015 Workshop on Principles, Techniques and Perspectives on Optimization and HCI, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.

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Trendafilov, D, Murray-Smith, R & Polani, D 2015, 'Empowerment as a metric for Optimization in HCI', Paper presented at CHI 2015 Workshop on Principles, Techniques and Perspectives on Optimization and HCI, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 19/04/15.

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Trendafilov, D., Murray-Smith, R., & Polani, D. (2015). Empowerment as a metric for Optimization in HCI. Paper presented at CHI 2015 Workshop on Principles, Techniques and Perspectives on Optimization and HCI, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.

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Trendafilov D, Murray-Smith R, Polani D. Empowerment as a metric for Optimization in HCI. 2015. Paper presented at CHI 2015 Workshop on Principles, Techniques and Perspectives on Optimization and HCI, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.

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Trendafilov, Dari ; Murray-Smith, Roderick ; Polani, D. / Empowerment as a metric for Optimization in HCI. Paper presented at CHI 2015 Workshop on Principles, Techniques and Perspectives on Optimization and HCI, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.

Bibtex

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