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Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D., & Egan, C. (2017)
Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems, (39-43). https://doi.org/10.1145/3064857.3079115
For approximately 10 years the SIGCHI Sustainable HCI (sHCI) and Sustainable Interaction Design (SID) communities have debated the contribution that HCI can make to sustainabi...

Mementos: a tangible interface supporting travel

Conference Proceeding
Esteves, A., & Oakley, I. (2010)
Mementos: a tangible interface supporting travel. In Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Extending Boundaries, 643-646. https://doi.org/10.1145/1868914.1868994
Tangible interaction promises interfaces with ready affordances, which embrace physicality and which naturally support collaboration. However, the complexity of the hardware r...

On and Offline Tangible Interaction: Studying the Secret Lives of Augmented Objects

Conference Proceeding
Oakley, I., & Esteves, A. (2013)
On and Offline Tangible Interaction: Studying the Secret Lives of Augmented Objects. In 2013 International Symposium on Ubiquitous Virtual Reality (ISUVR)https://doi.org/10.1109/isuvr.2013.12
The smart, augmented objects that appear in systems that support tangible interaction have a dual life. While they can exhibit complex digital behaviors in the technological c...

Head-mounted displays as opera glasses: using mixed-reality to deliver an egalitarian user experience during live events

Conference Proceeding
Bishop, C., Esteves, A., & McGregor, I. (2017)
Head-mounted displays as opera glasses: using mixed-reality to deliver an egalitarian user experience during live events. In ICMI 2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interactionhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3136755.3136781
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...

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...

Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Kresin, F., Balestrini, M., Unteidig, A. B., Lawson, S., …Dourish, P. (2018)
Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research. In CHI EA '18 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemsdoi:10.1145/3170427.3170604
Falling costs and the wider availability of computational components, platforms and ecosystems have enabled the expansion of maker movements and DIY cultures. This can be cons...

Adaptive systems: from intelligent tutoring to autonomous agents

Journal Article
Benyon, D., & Murray, D. (1993)
Adaptive systems: from intelligent tutoring to autonomous agents. Knowledge-Based Systems, 6(4), 197-219. https://doi.org/10.1016/0950-7051%2893%2990012-i
Computer systems which can automatically alter aspects of their functionality or interface to suit the needs of individuals or groups of users have appeared over the years in ...

Adaptive systems: A solution to usability problems

Journal Article
Benyon, D. (1993)
Adaptive systems: A solution to usability problems. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 3(1), 65-87. https://doi.org/10.1007/bf01099425
Improving the usability of computer systems is perhaps the most important goal of human-computer interaction research. Current approaches to usability engineering tend to focu...

Designing and evaluating a user interface for a home convergence technology.

Conference Proceeding
Baillie, L., & Benyon, D. (1999)
Designing and evaluating a user interface for a home convergence technology. In A. Sloan, & F. V. Rijn (Eds.), Home Informatics and Telematics - Information, Technology and Society, HOIT 2000 Proceedings, Volume 2, 101-110

A Functional Model of Interacting Systems: A Semiotic Approach

Book Chapter
Benyon, D. (1994)
A Functional Model of Interacting Systems: A Semiotic Approach. In J. Connolly, & E. Edmonds (Eds.), CSCW and Artificial Intelligence; Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 105-125. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2035-3_8
Recent developments in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI) share a common problem: commu...