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Tailoring methodological bricolage to investigate non-discretionary use of digital technology

Conference Proceeding
Sobolewska, E. (2017)
Tailoring methodological bricolage to investigate non-discretionary use of digital technology. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.49
Digital technology appears to be an integral part of everyday life: at homes, workplaces, during leisure time; mediating interactions, demanding attention and engagement. In t...

Generating Verbal Descriptions from Medical Sensor Data: A Corpus Study on User Preferences

Conference Proceeding
Gkatzia, D., Rieser, V., Mcsporran, A., Mcgowan, A., Mort, A., & Dewar, M. (2014)
Generating Verbal Descriptions from Medical Sensor Data: A Corpus Study on User Preferences. In BCS Health Informatics Scotland (HIS)
Understanding and interpreting medical sensor data is an essential part of pre-hospital care in medical emergencies, but requires training and previous knowledge. In this pape...

Multi-adaptive Natural Language Generation using Principal Component Regression

Conference Proceeding
Gkatzia, D., Hastie, H., & Lemon, O. (2014)
Multi-adaptive Natural Language Generation using Principal Component Regression. In Proceedings of the 8th International Natural Language Generation Conference, 138-142
We present FeedbackGen, a system that uses a multi-adaptive approach to Natural Language Generation. With the term 'multi-adaptive', we refer to a system that is able to adapt...

Complex Pleasures: Designing Optional interactions for Public Spaces

Thesis
Helgason, I. Complex Pleasures: Designing Optional interactions for Public Spaces. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1022893
This research aims to contribute to knowledge about the design of interactive systems sited in public spaces. In particular, the study concerns "optional interactions" where s...

Special issue on intelligent interface technology: editor's introduction

Journal Article
Benyon, D., & Murray, D. (2000)
Special issue on intelligent interface technology: editor's introduction. Interacting with Computers, 12(4), 315-322. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0953-5438%2899%2900024-7
The term ‘Intelligent Interface Technology’ (IIT) is intended to capture the wide range of issues and methods in which some form of ‘intelligence’ is applied to both user inte...

Domains Models for User Interface Design

Book Chapter
Benyon, D. (1996)
Domains Models for User Interface Design. In D. Benyon, & P. Palanque (Eds.), Critical Issues in User Interface Systems Engineering, 3-19. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-1001-9_1
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is concerned with developing computer-based systems which help people undertake their work or other activities and which demonstrate a high de...

The Effectiveness of Two Audiovisual Mappings to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser

Conference Proceeding
Tsiros, A., & Leplâtre, G. (2017)
The Effectiveness of Two Audiovisual Mappings to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser. In J. Pätynen, V. Välimäki, & T. Lokki (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference 2017. , (320-327
This paper presents the results of an investigation into audio visual (AV) correspondences conducted as part of the development of Morpheme, a painting interface to control a ...

CymaSense: a novel audio-visual therapeutic tool for people on the autism spectrum.

Conference Proceeding
McGowan, J., Leplâtre, G., & McGregor, I. (2017)
CymaSense: a novel audio-visual therapeutic tool for people on the autism spectrum. In ASSETS '17 Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, (62-71). https://doi.org/10.1145/3132525.3132539
Music Therapy has been shown to be an effective intervention for clients with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition that can affect people i...

Navigating a Speckled World: Interacting with Wireless Sensor Networks

Book Chapter
Leach, M., & Benyon, D. (2010)
Navigating a Speckled World: Interacting with Wireless Sensor Networks. In M. Wachowicz (Ed.), Movement-Aware Applications for Sustainable Mobility, (229-242). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-769-5.ch014
The Speckled Computing project is a large multisite research project based in Scotland, UK. The aim of the project is to investigate, prototype, and produce tiny (1mm3) comput...

Information Architecture and Navigation Design for Web Sites

Book
Benyon, D. (2006)
Information Architecture and Navigation Design for Web Sites. In P. Zaphiris, & S. Kurniawan (Eds.), Human Computer Interaction Research in Web Design and Evaluation, 165-184. Hershey, Pa. ; London,: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-59904-246-6.ch008
Information architecture concerns how to structure the content of an information space. Information architects design information spaces. Staying with the notion of informatio...
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Smuggler's Trail

2014 - 2014
The aim of the project is to investigate the digital tourism strategy for Glenlivet and to outline a design for the smugglers trail
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Soluis Dome User Interface

2015 - 2015
A digital dome is a large physical object that can fully immerse one or more users and present them digital material via rear projection onto the dome’s surface. Such a system presents unique and curr...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

ENSEMBLE Performing Together Apart: Enhancing Immersive Multi-Location Co-Performance in Real Time

2018 - 2018
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £58,268

Walks & Waterfalls Innovation Voucher

2018 - 2018
Walks and Waterfalls is a multi-channel interactive project intended to design and roadmap a blended experience between a fine art photography book, a mobile augmented reality app and physical locatio...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Gaze tracking through in-ear sensing

2019 - 2019
Eye-tracking is an increasingly popular technique in which user’s eye movements are captured by a computer system, allowing it to ascertain where the user is looking in a display or visual scene (fixa...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,991

Creative Informatics: Data Driven Innovation for the Creative Industries

2018 - 2023
Data Driven Innovation (DDI) is transforming society and the economy. DDI is defined as the challenge to make effective use of data to shape, develop and deliver innovative products and services to co...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £1,046,469

Research Integrity and Ethics in Online Environments

2020 - 2022
This application is for a SICSA research themed event concentrating on research integrity in online environments. The day will involve inviting speakers from around the UK and Europe to discuss resea...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £600

Let's Play Wester Hailes: Community Produced Video Games of Edinburgh

2021 - 2022
This project aims to engage children and young people with the computer games industry. Working with WHALE Arts we will build games and upload them onto bespoke arcade machines. The games created wi...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £25,708

Road to COP26 Innovation Grant Programme

2020 - 2022
Description: Crafting Futures Nepal (CFN) is a partnership between Edinburgh Napier University (Inge Panneels, Creative Informatics), Kathmandu University and Applied Arts Scotland (AAS), funded by th...
Funder: British Council | Value: £2,057

RSE COP26 International Climate Change Network Grants

2021 - 2021
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), with the support of the Scottish Funding Council, is pleased to invite applications for the RSE COP26 International Climate Change Network Grants. The RSE COP26 ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,996
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UrbanIxd: exploring human interactions in the hybrid city

2015 - date
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
Shenando Stals | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth | Second Supervisor: Dr Oli Mival

Learning to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies

0 - 2016
The thesis describes an investigation into how people learn to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies. This includes...
Dr Emilia Sobolewska | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Real-time 3D graphic augmentation of music therapy sessions for people on the autism spectrum

2015 - 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Dr John McGowan | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

The meeting journey: Supporting the design of interaction within co-located, collaborative device ecologies

2013 - 2019
I am currently working on a PhD programme in the Centre for Interaction Design, supervised by...
Aurelien Ammeloot | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Oli Mival

A multidimensional sketching interface for visual interaction with corpus-based concatenative sound synthesis

2009 - 2016
The present research sought to investigate the correspondence between auditory and visual f...
Dr Augoustinos Tsiros | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

In search of the cybermuse: Exploring the potential for, and obstacles to, the use of suport technologies in the creative process

1999 - 2006
Dr Oli Mival | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

Web engineering for the evaluation of large complex web systems: methodologies in web metrics

2010 - 2017
Dalal Zahran | Director of Studies: Dr M J Rutter | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Investigating and understanding the theoretical constructs and technical impactors on immersive dome user experience

2016 - 2019
Michael McKellar | Director of Studies: Dr Oli Mival | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Appropriating interaction

2009 - 2016
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
Dr Tom Flint | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Gregory Leplatre
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Dr Tom Flint awarded prestigious R&D funding

16 November 2020
Dr Tom Flint from the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University has been named as a member of one of the groups in the funded R&D phase of Festival UK 2022.

School of Computing Hosts Easter Egg hunt online in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft

11 April 2020
Children from across Scotland gathered together in virtual space for an Easter Egg hunt hosted in Jupiter Artland in Minecraft during the lockdown.

MEmorial Project awarded Edinburgh Futures Institute Funding

23 June 2019
In June 2019 the MEmorial team completed a two week development workshop, to follow on from this initial research, funded by an Edinburgh Futures Institute Research Award. The workshop culminated in a...

MEmorial Project awarded prestigious residency

19 October 2018
The MEMorial Project, has been awarded a residency at the Museum of Loss and Renewal Collomachia Italy.

Tom Flint to talk at Edinburgh Informatics HCI Group

20 February 2018
Tom Flint will be discussing his work with Jupiter Artland in a talk titled An infrastructure for exploring the mixed reality continuum with children: Minecraft, Mixed Reality, and Jupiter Artland. T...

Appropriation Affordance and Minecraft Invited talk by Tom Flint

24 November 2017
Tom Flint gave a seminar for The Centre for Research in Digital Education titled Appropriation Affordance and Minecraft: What the methods people use to navigate Minecraft tell us about approaches to t...

Augusto Esteves will be delivering a seminar at the University of Bath

22 November 2017
Augusto Esteves has been invited by the HCI group at the University of Bath to deliver a seminar on his work on motion matching input for the Internet-of-Things (IoT). Abstract: Motion matching is a...

WaveTrace awarded by Design United and the Dutch Design Week

20 October 2017
WaveTrace, a project that was internally funded, was awarded with an additional 5000€ from Design United, to prepare an exhibition at the acclaimed Dutch Design Week. This work was done in collaborati...

Augusto Esteves was featured in The Conversation and EconoTimes

9 October 2017
The articles cover the work published at ICMI '17, exploring the use of head-mounted displays as opera glasses, with the goal of delivering an egalitarian user experience during live events. Links bel...

Augusto Esteves has been accepted as Fellow of the RSA

17 August 2017
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges. Founded in 1754 ...