Hetherington, R. (2015). The believability of hyper realistic characters in animated movies. doi:10.1145/2814464.2814478
In a pilot study, participants were asked to watch sets of short movie excerpts featuring performances of a human actor, and 5 animated characters of varying human likeness an...
Turner, P. (2003). Users as abstractions. In K. Horton, & E. Davenport (Eds.), Understanding sociotechnical action : workshop proceedings, 31-39
No Abstract available.
MacPherson, R. (2003). The creative producer – the business of art or the art of business?. In A. Sharma (Ed.), Beyond the theory of practice : CILECT conference
No abstract available.
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Academic research into the use of video content for public art projects involving archival research, content preparation & knowledge transfer in preparation for a groundbreaking collaboration between ...
Scottish Funding Council
The company are planning to launch a new division of their business called ‘Leith.TV’. This will be a video-on-demand hyper local news service which will have a focus on Leith centric news. They are a...
30 September 2017
30 September 2017
As part of European Researcher's Night, I was invited to take part in Explorathon 2017 at whale Arts in Wester Hailes. I decided to make use of this opportunity for community ...
Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Culture
Learning Materials Developer & Interactive Lecturer
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2001). An affordance-based framework for CVE evaluation. In X. Faulkner, J. Finlay, & F. Détienne (Eds.), People and computers XVI - memorable yet invisible : proceedings of HCI 2002, 89-104. doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0105-5_6
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, P., & Turner, S. (1999). Cui Bono?. In Proceedings of the 1st French-British Virtual Reality International Workshop
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Horton, J. (1998). Is Activity Theory an adequate account of the use of multiple artefacts in cooperative working?. In P. Wright, & R. Fields (Eds.), The Proceeding of the Second International Workshop on Understanding Work and Designing Artefacts
Artt, S. (2018). 'Femme Publique':The brothel sex worker as anti-Flaneuse in the television series Maison Close. In M. Pietrzak-Franger, N. Pleßke, & E. Voigts (Eds.), Transforming Cities, 91-106. Heidelberg, Germany: Universitätsverlag Winter
The figure of the prostitute has long been associated with the city and although prostitution may take place anywhere, the connection between female prostitution and the city ...
Blake, J. (2017). Second Screen interaction in the cinema: Experimenting with transmedia narratives and commercialising user participation. Participations: International Journal of Audience Reception Studies, 14(2), (526-544)
In its relatively short life, second screen interaction has evolved into a variety of forms of viewer engagement. The practice of using two screens concurrently has become com...
Artt, S. (in press). An otherness that cannot be sublimated: Shades of Frankenstein in Penny Dreadful and Black Mirror. Science Fiction Film and Television, ISSN 1754-3770
This article traces some of the legacies of the Frankenstein narrative as it appears in the television series Penny Dreadful and Black Mirror. Both series deploy Frankenstein ...
Scott, A. (2017). Rediscovering feminist photographer Franki Raffles. Studies in Photography, (58-62). ISSN 1462-0522
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...
Scott, A. (2017). Representing Scottish Communities on Screen. In Malik, S., Chapain, C. & Comunian, R. (Eds.). Community Filmmaking : Diversity, Practices and Places, 60-75. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9781138188069 / 9781138188068
Macleod, K. (2016). Asylum Armada - Knowledge, Practice & Community Engagement in Participatory Documentary Practice. Edinburgh Napier Universtiy Teaching Fellows Journal, Autumn 2016, (16)
“Asylum Armada - Knowledge, Practice & Community Engagement in Participatory Documentary Practice ” frames the preliminary research phase of a participatory practice-led resea...
Artt, S. & Schwan, A. (2016). Introduction - Screening Women’s Imprisonment: Agency and Exploitation in Orange is the New Black. Television and New Media. 16(5)ISSN 1527-4764
Introduction to the special edition of Television & New Media.
Macleod, K. (2016). 'Naw, Naw, Aye - Activism and Alternative Media in the 2014 Scottish Referendum'. In Sites of ProtestISBN 9781783487660
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...