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...
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...
Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software.
Turner, S., Turner, P., Raguenaud, C., & Kennedy, J. (2002)
Telling Tales: Narratives Of Classification And Control In The Design Of Taxonomic Software. In Proceedings of Design Research Society Conference: Common Ground, September, 2002
This paper draws on concepts from the structuralist analysis of narrative to explore aspects of
the role of stories in the small group design process. A brief review of releva...
Towards the wireless ward: evaluating a trial of networked PDAs in the National Health Service.
Turner, P., Milne, G., Turner, S., Kubitscheck, M., & Penman, I. (2004)
Towards the wireless ward: evaluating a trial of networked PDAs in the National Health Service. In Mobile and Ubiquitous Information AccessSpringer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-24641-1_15
In this paper, we describe a pilot study of the clinical use of a wireless network of personal digital assistants (PDAs). We describe how we are dealing with the concerns of t...
My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts.
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2011)
My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts. In ECCE '11 Proceedings of the 29th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, 149-156. https://doi.org/10.1145/2074712.2074742
Motivation -- to explore the nature and dimensions of attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts and explicate any differences in emotional attachment between digital and...
Small group design activity and requirements on collaborative technologies.
Turner, S., & Cross, N. (2000)
Small group design activity and requirements on collaborative technologies. In S. A. R. Scrivener, L. J. Ball, & A. Woodcock (Eds.), Collaborative Designing. , (253-260). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-0779-8_24
In the last decade or so, many collaborative technologies have been developed which aim to allow people in geographically distributed locations to work together as if sharing ...
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 ...
Getting the story straight
McCall, R., Turner, P., Turner, S., & McCall, R. (2001)
Getting the story straight. In A. Blandford, J. Vanderdonckt, & P. Gray (Eds.), People and Computers XV-Interaction without frontiers: joint proceedings of HCI 2001 and IHM 2001. , (267-278). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-0353-0_16
We argue that the use of a user-centred design approach necessarily involves some form of story telling or narrative. Given that both the potential end-users and the designers...
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...
Do web pages have personalities?
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Wilson, L. (2009)
Do web pages have personalities?. In L. Norros, H. Koskinen, L. Salo, & P. Savioja (Eds.), Designing beyond the Product –, 53-60
We are fundamentally social animals: we are geared to understanding each other; to gauging each other's moods and states of mind; and we are very adept at judging each others ...