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Mival, O., Hamilton, A. & Fischer, H. (2015). Designing clinical blended spaces: a biophilic inspired digitally augmented evironment for use within a Child Protection Unit. In Design4Health: Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Design4Health, 1-13. ISBN 978-1-84387-385-3
This paper details the research, design and implementation process of a commissioned artist’s
integration of a biophilic design philosophy into the spatial and interaction des...
Ammeloot, A., Benyon, D. & Mival, O. (2015). Design principles for collaborative device ecologies. In Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference, 255-256. doi:10.1145/2783446.2783598. ISBN 978-1-4503-3643-7
This paper describes the ongoing investigation of interaction design issues related to collaborative activities in device ecologies, mixing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and sm...
Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Lim, A. K., Holanec, I. & Fricker, S. (2015). A social-technological alignment matrix. In 2014 IEEE 16th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), 200-205. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2014.7001841. ISBN 978-1-4799-6644-8
This paper refers to the term " implementation " as the Especially in health care this has proven to be a very critical phase Although strategies such as requirements engineer...
Scottish Funding Council
I-POS produce an Intelligent Point of Sale application which runs on Apple iPad hardware for use in bars and restaurants. The application generates transaction based sales data and re-ordering data fr...
To explore, understand and develop intuitive interaction technologies for simultaneous multi-user collaborative experiences in immersive digital domes
A digital dome is a large physical object that can fully immerse one or more users and present them digital material via rear projection onto the dome’s surface. Such a system presents unique and curr...
16 February 2017
15 June 2016
RBS approached Dr Oli Mival, Principal Research Fellow in the Centre fro Interaction Design, to undertake a program of review of their UX activities and methods with the aim o...
Jumelle, A. K. L., Ispas, I., Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Kosta, E., Casla, P., …González-Pinto, A. (2015). Ethical Assessment in E-Health. In 2014 IEEE 16th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), 262-268. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2014.7001852. ISBN 978-1-4799-6644-8
While innovative e-Health and m-Health technologies and solutions will eventually change the way health and social care are delivered, it raises many challenges regarding what...
Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Benyon, D., Buchanan, W., Paulin, A., Fricker, S., …Petrakis, E. (2014). Norms and standards in modular medical architectures. In 2013 IEEE 15th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom 2013), 382-387. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2013.6720705. ISBN 9781467358019
Recent Internet of Things (IoT) research has been aiming at interoperability of devices and the integration of sensor networks. The Future Internet – Private Public Partnershi...
Benyon, D., Mival, O. & O'Keefe, B. (2012). Blended spaces and digital tourism
Webb, N., Benyon, D., Hansen, P. & Mival, O. (2010). Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10)ISBN 2-9517408-6-7
Evaluation of complex, collaborative dialogue systems is a difficult task.Traditionally, developers have relied upon subjective feedback from the user,and parametrisation over...
Mival, O., Cringean, S. & Benyon, D. (2004). Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people. In Proceedings Chi 2004, ACM Press, 1--8. Vienna, April 2004.
Mival, O. (2003). In search of the cybermuse: supporting creative activity within product design. In proceedings Creativity and Cognition 4, Loughborough, October 2003
Dickinson, A., Goodman, J., Syme, A., Eisma, R., Tiwari, L., Mival, O. & Newell, A. (2002). Domesticating technology: in-home requirements gathering with frail older people?. In Proceedings 10th International Conference on Human - Computer Interaction HCI. Crete, Greece, June 2003)
As technology becomes increasingly important as a means of supporting older people at home, the
dangers of distress caused by the introduction of inappropriate technology beco...
Mival, O. (2009). Investigating the interaction design challenges of developing applications and services for multi-touch, multi-user collaboration technologies. In Proceedings Create 2010, Edinburgh, June 2010
Benyon, D. & Mival, O. (2006). Introducing the Companions project: intelligent, persistent, personalised interfaces to the internet. In Proceedings of the 21st British HCI Group Annual Conference HCI 07, 193-194. ISBN 978-1-902505-95-4
The Companions project is a 4 year, EU funded Framework
Programme 6 project involving a consortium of 16 partners
across 8 countries. Its aim is to develop a personalised
Mival, O. (2008). From Lions to Poodles to Armenian Rabbits: embodied conversational agents in the COMPANIONS project. In Proceedings of The Reign of Catz and Dogz Symposium, CHI 2009, Boston, April 2009
Mival, O. (2003). Crossing the chasm: developing and understanding support tools to bridge the research design divide within a leading product design company. In Proceedings Design 2004. 8th Int. Design Conf. , Dubrovnik, May 2004
Webb, N., Benyon, D., Bradley, J., Hansen, P. & Mival, O. (2010). Wizard of Oz Experiments for a companion dialogue system: eliciting companionable conversation. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10)ISBN 2-9517408-6-7
Working within the EU funded COMPANIONS program, we report recent work with a Wizard of Oz (WoZ) dialogue collection system.
COMPANION systems require complex models of dialog...
Citizen Bank is looking to work with the University to explore the potential of using technology as a mechanism to aid in community participation. This collaboration seeks to explore the technical req...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The focus of this proposal is to better understand how energy is consumed in SMEs through the analysis of real time data
and the development of SME energy management profiles, to study the potential t...
To understand and explore the feasibility of how Visit Arran can collect visitor feedback more efficiently and to reach a younger target audience.
The aim of the project is to investigate the digital tourism strategy for Glenlivet and to outline a design for the smugglers trail
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with ArtMag (Scotland's largest circulation art magazine) supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme. http://www.artma...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
To develop an augmented reality digital tourism application
IIDI is working with Patient Reminders Limited supported the SFC Innovation Voucher scheme.
Patient Reminders Limited provides patient reminder products and solutions for use in clinical studies, ph...
The COMPANIONS project developed virtual Companions for conversation to change the way people think about the relationships between people, computers and the Internet. This work has resulted system th...
The substantial opportunities presented to the IT industry by the ageing population of the developed world have been identified by the Foresight Programme.
Older people currently control over 80% o...
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
I am currently working on a PhD programme in the Centre ...