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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 ...

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...

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 ...

Auto-ethnography: problems, pitfalls and promise

Presentation / Conference
Sobolewska, E., Smith, C. F., & Turner, P. (2009, April)
Auto-ethnography: problems, pitfalls and promise. Paper presented at HCI Educators 2009, University of Abertay, Dundee
The teaching and perhaps more importantly the practice of ethnographic techniques has become increasing important within Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). But ethnography is a...

Evaluating a vehicle auditory display: comparing a designer's expectations with listeners' experiences.

Presentation / Conference
McGregor, I., Larsson, P., & Turner, P. (2011, August)
Evaluating a vehicle auditory display: comparing a designer's expectations with listeners' experiences. Paper presented at 29th conference of the European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics, Rostock, Germany
This paper illustrates a method for the early evaluation of auditory displays in context. A designer was questioned about his expectations of an auditory display for Heavy Goo...

The role of appropriation in the design of engaging artefacts

Presentation / Conference
Flint, T., & Turner, P. (2011, May)
The role of appropriation in the design of engaging artefacts. Paper presented at Re-Thinking Technology in Museums 2011
Creating engaging artefacts is a key objective for anyone involved in the design and implementation of interactive media. This is particularly true for those artefacts that co...

User experience at Edinburgh Napier University.

Presentation / Conference
Turner, S., & Turner, P. (2010, February)
User experience at Edinburgh Napier University. Paper presented at BCS workshop on user experience competencies, London

Listening, corporeality and presence.

Presentation / Conference
Turner, P., Turner, S., & McGregor, I. (2007, October)
Listening, corporeality and presence. Paper presented at PRESENCE 2007: The 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence, Barcelona, Spain
The use of sound to create or enhance the sense of presence is well recognized and the measurements of which have focused on hearing, e.g. “were you able to identify a particu...

Looking at technology with Parkour eyes.

Presentation / Conference
Flint, T., & Turner, P. (2014, June)
Looking at technology with Parkour eyes. Paper presented at Interaction Design and Children, Aarhus University, Denmark
This workshop paper discusses the theme of repurposing and its relationship to appropriation. By centering on the social, cultural aspect of appropriation we link it to afford...

Inclusion or alienation? computer literacy in a group of older people.

Presentation / Conference
Davenport, E., Turner, P., & Van de Walle, G. (2006, July)
Inclusion or alienation? computer literacy in a group of older people. Paper presented at IFIP 8.2 Working Conference on Social Exclusion--Societal and Organisational Implications for Information Systems, Limerick