Bishop, C., Esteves, A. & Mcgregor, I. (in press). Head-Mounted Displays as Opera Glasses: Using Mixed-Reality to Deliver an Equalitarian User Experience During Live Events. In Proceedings of 19th ICMI ConferenceISBN n/a
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017). Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
Binyamin, S., Rutter, M. J. & Smith, S. (2016). The utiliation of system usability scale in learning managment systems: a case study of Jeddah Community College. In ICERI2016 Proceedings, 5314-5323. doi:10.21125/iceri.2016.2290. ISBN 978-84-617-5895-1
Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been widely adopted in many higher educational institutions to support teaching and learning activities. The study was conducte...
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The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
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IT4U it is a series of workshops designed to encourage secondary school students to consider computing as a subject choice.
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Eye tracking offers many opportunities for the control of smart spaces and devices. It works hands-free and offers instant control, enabling users to adapt their environment o...
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The Dutch Design Week is one of the most prominent Design events internationally and the Mind the Step exhibition one of its highlights. It features design driven by technolog...
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Binyamin, S., Smith, S. & Rutter, M. (2016). Evaluating the Usability of Learning Management Systems from Students' Perception: A Case Study of King Abdulaziz University. In 15th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL 2016), 112 - 113. ISBN 978-1-911218-18-0
Abstract: Due to the rapid improvement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), adopting technologies has become a major focus of interest in the field of education....
Buwert, P. (2016). Designers are seizing Wall Street – but can they improve your life?
Designers are seizing Wall Street – but can they improve your life?
Oakley, I. & Esteves, A. (2013). On and Offline Tangible Interaction: Studying the Secret Lives of Augmented Objects. In 2013 International Symposium on Ubiquitous Virtual Reality (ISUVR)doi:10.1109/isuvr.2013.12. ISBN 978-0-7695-5084-8
The smart, augmented objects that appear in systems that support tangible interaction have a dual life. While they can exhibit complex digital behaviors in the technological c...
Esteves, A. & Oakley, I. (2010). Mementos: a tangible interface supporting travel. In Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Extending Boundaries, 643-646. doi:10.1145/1868914.1868994. ISBN 9781605589343
Tangible interaction promises interfaces with ready affordances, which embrace physicality and which naturally support collaboration. However, the complexity of the hardware r...
Esteves, A., Bakker, S., Antle, A. N., May, A., Warren, J. & Oakley, I. (2013). Classifying physical strategies in tangible tasks: a video-coding framework for epistemic actions. doi:10.1145/2559206.2581185. ISBN 9781450324748
Tangible interaction is a compelling interface paradigm that elegantly merges the fluency of physical manipulation with the flexibility of digital content. However, it is curr...
Esteves, A. (2011). Designing tangible interaction for embodied facilitation. In N/A, 395-396. doi:10.1145/2148131.2148231. ISBN 9781450311748
Designing and evaluating tangible interaction is a challenging ad-hoc process. This paper argues that if the field of tangible interaction is to continue to develop, it will n...
Hetherington, R. & McRae, R. (2017). Make‐Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources. Animation. 12(2), 156-173. doi:10.1177/1746847717710738. ISSN 1746-8477
A qualitative inquiry of reviews of films featuring digital humanlike characters was performed by sampling user comments from three online reviewer aggregator sites: the Inter...
Whitecross, R. (2017). Law, Tradition And Legitimacy Contesting Driglam Namzha. In Development Challenges in Bhutan, 115 - 134. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_7. ISBN 978-3-319-47924-8
Whitecross, R. (2016). Article 3 and Adption in and from India and Nepal. In Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 213 - 230. Cambridge University Press (CUP). ISBN 978-1-107-15825-2
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...
Parker, R. A., Weir, C. J., Rubio, N., Rabinovich, R., Pinnock, H., Hanley, J., …McKinstry, B. (2016). Application of mixed effects limits of agreement in the presence of multiple sources of variability: exemplar from the comparison of several devices to measure respiratory rate in COPD patients. PLoS ONE. 11(12), e0168321. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168321. ISSN 1932-6203
The Bland-Altman limits of agreement method is widely used to assess how well the measurements produced by two raters, devices or systems agree with each other. H...
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Treweek, S., …Gauld, D. (2016). A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2, 1-17. doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0091-x. ISSN 2055-5784
Background Visualisation techniques are used in a range of healthcare interventions. However, these frequently lack a coherent rationale or clear theoretical basis. This lack...
Walsh, T. S., Kydonaki, K., Antonelli, J., Stephen, J., Lee, R. J., Everingham, K., …Weir, C. J. (2016). Staff education, regular sedation and analgesia quality feedback, and a sedation monitoring technology for improving sedation and analgesia quality for critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients: a cluster randomised trial. Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 4(10), 807-817. doi:10.1016/s2213-2600(16)30178-3. ISSN 2213-2600
Staff education, regular sedation and analgesia quality feedback, and a sedation monitoring technology for improving sedation and analgesia quality for critically ill, mechani...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
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The 31st British Human Computer Interaction Conference was held between the 3rd and 6th July 2017 at the University of Sunderland.
The conference was organised by...