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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 ...

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...

Everyday coping with technology

Working Paper
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...

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...

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...

Expectations and experiences of CSCW in an engineering environment.

Journal Article
Turner, S., & Turner, P. (1996)
Expectations and experiences of CSCW in an engineering environment. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 1, 237-254
Existing organisational context and user expectations have a huge effect on the success of introducing CSCW technology, and should have a correspondingly strong influence on t...

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...

Reliving VE day with activated schemata.

Conference Proceeding
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Tzovaras, D. (2004)
Reliving VE day with activated schemata. In Proc. 8th International Workshop on Presence, 33-38
This paper reports some preliminary work on the IntoMyWorld candidate Presence II project. One of the key components of IntoMyWorld is a mixed reality ‘album’ of important eve...

Do web pages have personalities?

Conference Proceeding
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 ...