Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people.
Mival, O., Cringean, S., & Benyon, D. (2004)
Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people. In CHI 2004 conference proceedings : Connect
This paper reports on the work of the UTOPIA project, a consortium of four Scottish universities concerned with technology issues for older people, focusing specifically on ar...
Implementing an ICE: A methodology for the design, development and installation of Interactive Collaborative Environments in real world industrial settings.
Presentation / Conference
Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2013, April)
Implementing an ICE: A methodology for the design, development and installation of Interactive Collaborative Environments in real world industrial settings. Paper presented at CHI2013 workshop on Blended Interaction Spaces., Paris, France
In this paper, we present a methodology for the design,
development and implementation of ICEs (Interactive
Collaborative Environments) in real world industrial
settings. The ...
In search of the cybermuse: supporting creative activity within product design.
Mival, O. (2002)
In search of the cybermuse: supporting creative activity within product design. In J. Mottram, L. Candy, & T. Kavanagh (Eds.), Creativity & cognition : proceedings of the fourth Creativity & Cognition Conference : exhibition papers and posters : Loughborough University, Loughborough, 47-48
No abstract available.
User experience (UX) design for medical personnel and patients.
Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2015)
User experience (UX) design for medical personnel and patients. In S. Fricker, C. Thuemmler, & A. Gavras (Eds.), Requirements Engineering for Digital Health and Care, (117-131). Cham: BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09798-5_6
UX design is concerned with all the issues that go into providing an engaging and enjoyable experience for people in both the short and longer term. This is more than mere fun...
Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness.
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), 84-91
Evaluation of complex, collaborative dialogue systems is a difficult task.Traditionally, developers have relied upon subjective feedback from the user,and parametrisation over...
How Was Your Day? evaluating a conversational companion
Benyon, D., Gambäck, B., Hansen, P., Mival, O., & Webb, N. (2012)
How Was Your Day? evaluating a conversational companion. IEEE transactions on affective computing, 4, 299-311. https://doi.org/10.1109/T-AFFC.2013.15
The “How Was Your Day” (HWYD) Companion is an embodied conversational agent that can discuss work-related issues, entering free-form dialogues that lack any clearly defined ta...
Health: RFID makes surgery safer.
Mival, O., Thuemmler, C., Schneider, A., Paulin, A., Kranzfelder, M., & Hasan, A. (2013)
Health: RFID makes surgery safer. In P. Cousin (Ed.), Internet of Things: Success Stories, 54-60. Internet of Things Council
This document presents a novel technique to reduce the risk of forgotten surgical towels in surgery. It is an application of IoT in field of healthcare. Integrating RFID tags ...
Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent
Smith, C., Crook, N., Dobnik, S., Charlton, D., Boye, J., Pulman, S., …Cavazza, M. (2011)
Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 20, 395-411. https://doi.org/10.1162/PRES_a_00063
The development of embodied conversational agents (ECA) as companions brings several challenges for both affective and conversational dialogue. These include challenges in gen...
Design principles for collaborative device ecologies
Ammeloot, A., Benyon, D., & Mival, O. (2015)
Design principles for collaborative device ecologies. In Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference, 255-256. https://doi.org/10.1145/2783446.2783598
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...
Scenarios for Companions.
Benyon, D. & Mival, O. (2007)
Scenarios for Companions. In Austrian Artificial Intelligence Workshop, Vienna, September 2008, 1-38
This paper is concerned with understanding the needs ofCompanion owners (the people formerly known as ‘users’) and in how thoserequirements can be represented, with the whole ...