Lecturer/ Programme Leader
Hetherington, R., & McRae, R. (2017). Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources. Animation, 12(2), 156-173. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746847717710738
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...
Flint, T. (2016). Fiction for design: appropriating Hollywood techniques for design fictions. In P. Turner, & T. Harviainen (Eds.), Digital Make-Believe, 49-66. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-29553-4_4
There is evidence that narratives told in a structured manner are more likely to be convincing to an audience. Design Fictions are an increasingly popular medium in HCI. It is...
Flint, T. & Turner, P. (2016). Enactive appropriation. AI & society. 31(1), 41-49. doi:10.1007/s00146-015-0582-y. ISSN 0951-5666
The appropriation of digital artefacts involves their use, which has changed, evolved or developed beyond their original design. Thus, to understand appropriation, we must und...
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...
Senior Research Fellow
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., & Turner, S. (2002). An Affordance-based Framework for CVE Evaluation. In X. Faulkner, J. Finlay, & F. Détienne (Eds.), People and Computers XVI - Memorable Yet Invisible, 89-103. https://doi.org/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
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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
Turner, P., Rogers, A. R., Turner, S., & Ellman, J. (1996). Seeing the wood for the trees. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), Proceedings : 3rd ERCIM Workshop on "User Interfaces for All", 1-6
This paper describes the work in progress of the TREE project. TREE is a European-funded language engineering project addressing the issue of advertising and accessing employm...
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...