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Active Serial Port: A Component for JCSP. Net Embedded Systems

Conference Proceeding
Clayton, S., & Kerridge, J. (2004)
Active Serial Port: A Component for JCSP. Net Embedded Systems. In P. H. Welch, J. M. Martin, D. Duce, M. Green, & I. R. East (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2004, (85-98
The javax.comm package provides basic low-level access between Java programs and external input-output devices, in particular, serial devices. Such communications are handled ...

Improving User Confidence in Concept Maps: Exploring Data Driven Explanations

Conference Proceeding
Le Bras, P., Robb, D. A., Methven, T. S., Padilla, S., & Chantler, M. J. (2018)
Improving User Confidence in Concept Maps: Exploring Data Driven Explanations. In CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemsdoi:10.1145/3173574.3173978
Automated tools are increasingly being used to generate highly engaging concept maps as an aid to strategic planning and other decision-making tasks. Unless stakeholders can u...

Understanding Concept Maps: A Closer Look at How People Organise Ideas

Conference Proceeding
Padilla, S., Methven, T. S., Robb, D. A., & Chantler, M. J. (2017)
Understanding Concept Maps: A Closer Look at How People Organise Ideas. In CHI '17 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (815-827). https://doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025977
Research into creating visualisations that organise ideas into concise concept maps often focuses on implicit mathematical and statistical theories which are built around algo...

Image-based Emotion Feedback: How Does the Crowd Feel? And Why?

Conference Proceeding
Robb, D. A., Padilla, S., Methven, T. S., Kalkreuter, B., & Chantler, M. J. (2017)
Image-based Emotion Feedback: How Does the Crowd Feel? And Why?. In DIS '17 Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, (451-463). https://doi.org/10.1145/3064663.3064665
In previous work we developed a method for interior designers to receive image-based feedback about a crowd’s emotions when viewing their designs. Although the designers clear...

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words but Can it Paint Just One?

Conference Proceeding
Robb, D. A., Padilla, S., Methven, T. S., Kalkreuter, B., & Chantler, M. J. (2016)
A Picture Paints a Thousand Words but Can it Paint Just One?. In DIS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, (959-970). https://doi.org/10.1145/2901790.2901791
Imagery and language are often seen as serving different aspects of cognition, with cognitive styles theories proposing that people can be visual or verbal thinkers. Most feed...

Well-Connected: Promoting Collaboration by Effective Networking

Conference Proceeding
Robb, D. A., Methven, T. S., Padilla, S., & Chantler, M. J. (2016)
Well-Connected: Promoting Collaboration by Effective Networking. In CSCW '16 Companion Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion, 90-93. doi:10.1145/2818052.2874333
We have developed a method and system that uses mutually agreed problem structuring and self-selection to bring together meeting attendees with complementary interests. The me...

What To Study In HCI? A Reflection Based On CHI and UK Research Data

Presentation / Conference
Padilla, S., Methven, T. S., Robb, D. A., & Chantler, M. J. (2015, April)
What To Study In HCI? A Reflection Based On CHI and UK Research Data. Presented at What to Study in HCI? Workshop at CHI’15: 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
HCI is a wide, varied, and complex field that covers a broad spectrum of research. We therefore believe that there is no simple answer to the question 'what to study in HCI?' ...

I Don't Think We've Met: Encouraging Collaboration via Topic-Based Search

Conference Proceeding
Methven, T. S., Padilla, S., & Chantler, M. J. (2015)
I Don't Think We've Met: Encouraging Collaboration via Topic-Based Search. In CSCW'15 Companion Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference Companion on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing, 29-32. doi:10.1145/2685553.2702678
We present PaperPilot1 (bit.ly/paperpilot) a new tool which performs smart collaborator search using research concepts automatically extracted from the CSCW domain, as charact...

Is British HCI Important? A topic-based comparison with CHI

Presentation / Conference
Padilla, S., Methven, T. S., & Chandler, M. J. (2014, September)
Is British HCI Important? A topic-based comparison with CHI. Paper presented at HCI 2014 - Sand, Sea and Sky - Holiday HCI
We have applied topic modelling to the full-text British HCI and CHI corpora in order to automatically derive one hundred topics and their trends. We use these to compare the ...

How Well Do Computational Features Perceptually Rank Textures? A Comparative Evaluation

Conference Proceeding
Dong, X., Methven, T. S., & Chantler, M. J. (2014)
How Well Do Computational Features Perceptually Rank Textures? A Comparative Evaluation. In ICMR '14 Proceedings of International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval, 815-824. doi:10.1145/2578726.2578762
Inspired by studies [4, 23, 40] which compared rankings obtained by search engines and human observers, in this paper we compare texture rankings derived by 51 sets of computa...