An investigation into virtual representations of real places.
Arnspang, J., Benyon, D., Fahle, M., Granum, E., Madsen, C., Pajdla, T., …Weinshall, D. (2002)
An investigation into virtual representations of real places. In Proc. Fifth Annual International Workshop on Presence, 66-78
The paper describes the main themes of a recently funded research project under the European Communitys Future and Emerging Technologies Presence initiative. The aim of the re...
Contextual grounding in CVE design.
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2001)
Contextual grounding in CVE design. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 14, (30-38). ISSN 1054-7460
A proper respect for eventual context of use is crucially important for the success of virtual
environments destined for real-world organisations, yet is frequently absent fro...
Re-creating 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, January)
Re-creating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments. Paper presented at Benogo
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 ...
Is stereotyping inevitable when designing with personas?
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2011)
Is stereotyping inevitable when designing with personas?. Design Studies, 32, 30-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2010.06.002
User representations are central to user-centred design, personas being one of the more recent developments. However, such descriptions of people risk stereotyping. We review ...
Structuring scenarios using activity theory.
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (1997)
Structuring scenarios using activity theory. In P. Wright, & R. Fields (Eds.), The Proceeding of the First International Workshop on Understanding Work and Designing Artefacts
No abstract available.
Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts
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
In the first study we found no clear distinctions betw...
Everyday coping with technology
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2010)
Everyday coping with technology
We report an empirical investigation of Borgmann’s observation that people are fixed in the range of relationships they can have with technology based on their prior familiari...
Creating a sense of place with a deliberately constrained virtual environment
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Burrows, L. (2013)
Creating a sense of place with a deliberately constrained virtual environment. International Journal of Cognitive Performance Support, 1, 54-68. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCPS.2013.053554
This study took as its starting point the premise that a high degree of realism is not a necessary condition for the creation of a ‘sense of place’ in mediated experiences suc...
Soundscapes and repertory grids: comparing listeners’ and a designer’s experiences.
McGregor, I., & Turner, P. (2012)
Soundscapes and repertory grids: comparing listeners’ and a designer’s experiences. In P. Turner, S. Turner, & I. McGregor (Eds.), ECCE 2012 (131-137). https://doi.org/10.1145/2448136.2448164
This paper reports on establishing whether listeners have the same listening experience as the person who designed the sound. Surprisingly, there is little or no evidence as t...
Beyond relative advantage: factors in end-user uptake of computer supported cooperative working.
Turner, S., & Turner, P. (2002)
Beyond relative advantage: factors in end-user uptake of computer supported cooperative working. In Advanced Topics in End User Computing II, 18-43. Idea Press
Researchers in Information Systems have produced a rich collection of metaanalyses and models of factors influencing the uptake of information technologies. In the domain of C...