Turner, P., Turner, S. & Carruthers, L. (2013). It's not interaction, it's make believe. In Proceedings of the 2014 European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics. doi:10.1145/2637248.2637266. ISBN 978-1-4503-2874-6
A principal, but largely unexplored, use of our cognition when using interacting technology involves pretending. To pretend is to believe that which is not the case, for examp...
McGregor, I. & Turner, P. (2011). Soundscapes and repertory grids: comparing listeners’ and a designer’s experiences. In Turner, P., Turner, S. & McGregor, I. (Eds.). ECCE 2012
This paper reports on establishing whether listeners have the same listening experience as the person who designed the sound. Surprisingly, there is little or no evidence as t...
Turner, P. & Turner, S. (2010). My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts. In ECCE '11 Proceedings of the 29th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, 149-156. doi:10.1145/2074712.2074742. ISBN 978-1-4503-1029-1
Motivation -- to explore the nature and dimensions of attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts and explicate any differences in emotional attachment between digital and...
Burrows, L., Turner, S. & Turner, P. (2009). Re-creating Edinburgh: adopting the tourist gaze. In Neerincx, M. & Brinkman, W. (Eds.). Proceedings of ECCE 2010
Motivation – The work described in this paper investigated the potential of a low fidelity desktop application using the metaphor of the ‘tourist gaze’ in conveying a sense of...
Turner, P., Turner, S. & Wilson, L. (2008). Do web pages have personalities?. In Norros, L., Koskinen, H., Salo, L. & Savioja, P. (Eds.). Designing beyond the Product –, 53-60. ISBN 978-951-38-6339-5
We are fundamentally social animals: we are geared to understanding each other; to gauging each other's moods and states of mind; and we are very adept at judging each others ...
Turner, P. & Turner, S. (2003). Insideness-Outsideness: characterizing the
experiences of real and virtual places. In Proc. 7th Annual International Workshop on Presence, 340-346. ISBN 84-9705-649-3
An alternate approach to characterizing and
describing experiences of both real and virtually recreated
places is described both in theoretical and
Turner, P., McGregor, I., Turner, S. & Carroll, F. (2003). Evaluating soundscapes as a means of creating a sense of place.
We report an empirical study into the creation of, and
response to, a soundscape of a computer centre. We contrast
the use of presence questionnaires, as means of assessing th...
McEwan, T., Benyon, D. & Turner, S. (2002). Channelling expertise from Napier’s HCI group – human-centred knowledge transfer. In Gray, P. & Johnson, H. (Eds.). HCI 2003 - Designing for Society
The scope of the activities of Napier University’s HCI Group includes technology transfer, which led recently a national award. UCD is a typically mature set of ideas now read...
Turner, P. & Turner, S. (2002). Where am I? Place as the basis for Presence. In Turner, P. & Davenport, E. (Eds.). Workshop on Space, Spatiality and Technologies
Turner, P., Turner, S., Carroll, F., Benyon, D., McCall, R. & Smyth, M. (2002). Place and placelessness in virtual environments. In Proc. 6th Annual International Workshop on Presence
Turner, S., Turner, P., Raguenaud, C. & Kennedy, J. (2002). Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software. In Proceedings of Design Research Society Conference: Common Ground, September, 2002
This paper draws on concepts from the structuralist analysis of narrative to explore aspects of
the role of stories in the small group design process. A brief review of releva...
Turner, P. & Turner, S. (2001). An affordance-based framework for CVE evaluation. In People and Computers XVII – The Proceedings of the Joint HCI-UPA Conference, 89-104. doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0105-5_6. ISBN 978-1-85233-659-2
We argue that a conceptual framework is required to support the
practical evaluation of collaborative virtual environments. We propose
such a framework based on an extended, t...
Turner, S., Turner, P., Dawson, L. & Munro, A. (1999). DISCOVERing the impact of reality. In Proceedings of CVE 2000, 209-210. doi:10.1145/351006.351053. ISBN 1-58113-303-0
In this poster paper, we introduce the DISCOVER project, which
is developing a CVE for teams to practice managing emergencies
in offshore and maritime domains. Many factors co...
Turner, S. & Turner, P. (1999). HCI 2000 Volume II
Turner, P. & Turner, S. (1999). Uncovering the context for collaboration. In Proceedings of the 7th UK VR-SIG Conference