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The place probe: exploring a sense of place in real and virtual environments.

Journal Article
McCall, R., Benyon, D., Smyth, M., O'Neill, S., McCall, R., & Carroll, F. (2006)
The place probe: exploring a sense of place in real and virtual environments. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 15(6), 668-687. https://doi.org/10.1162/pres.15.6.668
This paper describes the design, application, and refinement of a qualitative tool designed to study sense of place. The Place Probe incorporates a range of stimuli and techni...

Designing with blends: Conceptual foundations of human-computer interaction and software engineering methods.

Book
Imaz, M., & Benyon, D. (2007)
Designing with blends: Conceptual foundations of human-computer interaction and software engineering methods. MIT Press
This work talks about how recent research in cognitive science offers new ways to understand the interaction of people and computers and develops a new literacy for well-infor...

Place, Sense of Place, and Presence

Journal Article
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2006)
Place, Sense of Place, and Presence. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 15(2), 204-217. https://doi.org/10.1162/pres.2006.15.2.204
Recreating real places--as distinct from virtual spaces or environments--using virtual reality technology raises a series of significant challenges. Fortunately there is a lar...

Recreating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments.

Presentation / Conference
Turner, S., Turner, P., Carroll, F., O'Neill, S., Benyon, D., McCall, R., & Smyth, M. (2003, June)
Recreating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments. Paper presented at 3rd UK Conference of the Environmental Psychology Network
The EC funded project BENOGO seeks to re-create real places using photo-realistic immersive virtual reality technology and in so doing investigates the nature of presence and ...

Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts

Journal Article
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2012)
Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts. Cognition, Technology and Work, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10111-012-0231-x
We report a pair of repertory grid studies that explore the attachment people have for digital and nondigital artefacts. In the first study we found no clear distinctions betw...

Is Activity Theory an adequate account of the use of multiple artefacts in cooperative working?

Conference Proceeding
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

Responsive environments, place and presence.

Journal Article
McCall, R., O'Neill, S., Carroll, F., Benyon, D. & Smyth, M. (2005)
Responsive environments, place and presence. PsychNology journal. 3, 34 - 74. ISSN 1720-7525
This paper examines the effect that changing arena (i.e. an immersive CAVE or head mounted display) and adding an augmented barrier has on the sense of place and presence in t...

Representations in Human-Computer Systems development.

Journal Article
Benyon, D. (2002)
Representations in Human-Computer Systems development. Cognition, Technology and Work. 4, 180 - 196. doi:10.1007/s101110200017. ISSN 1435-5558
When system developers design a computer system (or other information artefact), they must inevitably make judgements as to how to abstract the domain and how to represent thi...

Evaluating soundscapes as a means of creating a sense of place.

Conference Proceeding
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...

Affordance as context.

Journal Article
Turner, P. (2005)
Affordance as context. Interacting with Computers. 17, 787-800. doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2005.04.003. ISSN 0953-5438
The concept of affordance is relatively easy to define, but has proved to be remarkably difficult to engineer. This paradox has sparked numerous debates as to its true nature....