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Recreating 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, June)
Recreating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments. Paper presented at 3rd UK Conference of the Environmental Psychology Network
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 ...

Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts

Journal Article
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 artefacts. In the first study we found no clear distinctions betw...

DISCOVERing the impact of reality (poster session)

Conference Proceeding
Dawson, L., Turner, S., Turner, P., Dawson, L., & Munro, A. (2000)
DISCOVERing the impact of reality (poster session). In Proceedings of CVE 2000 (209-210). https://doi.org/10.1145/351006.351053
In this poster paper, we introduce the DISCOVER project, which is developing a CVE for teams to practice managing emergencies in offshore and maritime domains. Many factors co...

Enlightened trial and error

Journal Article
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Flint, T. (2012)
Enlightened trial and error. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) IxDetA, 13/14, 64-83
Human-computer interaction as a rationalistic, engineering discipline has been taught successfully for more than 25 years. The established narrative is one of designing usable...

Two phenomenological studies of place.

Presentation / Conference
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2003, January)
Two phenomenological studies of place. Paper presented at BCS- HCI Conference 2003
We introduce our initial investigations into the phenomenology of place as part of the BENOGO project. BENOGO is concerned with giving people the experience of ‘being there wi...

An Affordance-based Framework for CVE Evaluation

Conference Proceeding
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...

Contextual grounding in CVE design.

Journal Article
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...

Practical interaction design.

Conference Proceeding
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2009)
Practical interaction design. In HCI Educators 2009 - Playing with our education, 18-19
Practical Interaction Design (PID) is a method for teaching interaction design. It incorporates elements of ‘pure’ interaction design and human–computer interaction (HCI) to c...

Evaluating soundscapes as a means of creating a sense of place

Conference Proceeding
Turner, P., McGregor, I., Turner, S., & Carroll, F. (2003)
Evaluating soundscapes as a means of creating a sense of place
We report an empirical study into the creation of, and response to, a soundscape of a computer centre. We contrast the use of presence questionnaires, as means of assessing th...

Soundscapes and repertory grids: comparing listeners’ and a designer’s experiences.

Conference Proceeding
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...

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