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Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people.

Conference Proceeding
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...

A new adaptive broadcasting approach for mobile ad hoc networks.

Conference Proceeding
Bani Khalaf, M., Al-Dubai, A., & Buchanan, W. J. (2010)
A new adaptive broadcasting approach for mobile ad hoc networks. In Proceedings of 2010 6th Conference on Wireless Advanced (WiAD), 1 - 6. https://doi.org/10.1109/WIAD.2010.5544944
Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) have been gaining tremendous attention owing to the advances in wireless technologies accompanied by many applications and implementations. How...

A conference panel - but not as we know it!

Conference Proceeding
McEwan, T., England, D., O'Neill, E., Bryan-Kinns, N., & Finlay, J. (2007)
A conference panel - but not as we know it!. In D. Ramduny-Ellis, & D. Rachovides (Eds.), People and computers XXI : HCI-- but not as we know it : proceedings of HCI 2007, the 21st British HCI Group Annual Conference, University of Lancaster, UK, 3-7 September 2007, 1-2
This panel will take the form of a public debate about whether the conference of which it forms part has a future. Academic conferences are increasingly hard to cost-justify a...

The role of metaphor at the human computer interface.

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., & Knott, R. P. (1993)
The role of metaphor at the human computer interface. In S. Howard, & Y. K. Leung (Eds.), Proceedings of OZCHI'94, the CHISIG Annual Conference : Harmony through working together, 287-291
Interface metaphors are introduced as a technique to facilitate the learning of systems. To better understand this process, metaphors are discussed in terms of their role in t...

Sonifying the solar system

Conference Proceeding
Quinton, M., McGregor, I., & Benyon, D. (2016)
Sonifying the solar system. In The 22nd International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2016), (28-35
Sound is potentially an effective way of analysing data and it is possible to simultaneously interpret layers of sounds and identify changes. Multiple attempts to use sound wi...

Spaces of interaction

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D., Hook, K., & Nigay, L. (2010)
Spaces of interaction. In Proceedings of the 2010 ACM-BCS Visions of Computer Science Conference, 1-7
As the world becomes increasingly computationally enabled, so our view of human-computer interaction (HCI) needs to evolve. The proliferation of wireless connectivity and mobi...

Supporting the meeting journey: understanding and designing collaborative device ecologies

Conference Proceeding
Ammeloot, A. (2015)
Supporting the meeting journey: understanding and designing collaborative device ecologies. In ITS '15 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces, 463-468. https://doi.org/10.1145/2817721.2820988
The combination of personal and mobile technologies (Bring Your Own Device) with technology-augmented spaces designed for collaboration offers new design challenges for the HC...

Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness.

Conference Proceeding
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...

Informing the design of the future urban landscape.

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2010)
Informing the design of the future urban landscape. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 438-440. doi:10.1145/1858171.1858259
The urban spaces of the future will be saturated with both visible and hidden media that gather and transmit information. How we as physical beings connect with, interpret and...

An efficient adaptive broadcast algorithm for the mesh network

Conference Proceeding
Al-Dubai, A., & Ould-Khaoua, M. (2001)
An efficient adaptive broadcast algorithm for the mesh network. In Eighth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'01), 83-90. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPADS.2001.934805
Most existing broadcast algorithms proposed for the mesh do not scale well with the network size. Furthermore, they have been mainly based on deterministic routing, which cann...