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A comparative approach to web evaluation and website evaluation methods.

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Zahran, D., Al-Nuaim, H., Rutter, M., & Benyon, D. (2014)
A comparative approach to web evaluation and website evaluation methods. International journal of public information systems, 10, 21-39
There is still a lack of an engineering approach for building Web systems, and the field of measuring the Web is not yet mature. In particular, there is an uncertainty in the ...

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...

The skull beneath the skin: entity-relationship models of information artifacts

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Green, T. R. G., & Benyon, D. (1996)
The skull beneath the skin: entity-relationship models of information artifacts. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 44(6), 801-828. https://doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1996.0034
Data modelling reveals the internal structure of an information system, abstracting away from details of the physical representation. We show that entity-relationship modellin...

Making and Unfinishedness: Designing Toolkits for Negotiation

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Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2017)
Making and Unfinishedness: Designing Toolkits for Negotiation. Design Journal, 20(sup1), S3966-S3974. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352899
The diffusion and democratisation of computing technologies and physical prototyping systems has supported the rise of Do-It-Yourself culture. In the context of design innovat...

Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent

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Smith, C., Crook, N., Dobnik, S., Charlton, D., Boye, J., Pulman, S., …Cavazza, M. (2011)
Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 20, 395-411. https://doi.org/10.1162/PRES_a_00063
The development of embodied conversational agents (ECA) as companions brings several challenges for both affective and conversational dialogue. These include challenges in gen...

Ethnography, theory and systems design: from intuition to insight

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MACAULAY, C., BENYON, D., & CRERAR, A. (2000)
Ethnography, theory and systems design: from intuition to insight. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 53(1), 35-60. https://doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.2000.0376
The idea for this paper came from a debate at the 1998 ISCRAT conference in Denmark on cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT). A leading activist in the movement to bring ...

Virtualizing the real: a virtual reality contemporary sculpture park for children

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Flint, T., Hall, L., Stewart, F., & Hagan, D. (2018)
Virtualizing the real: a virtual reality contemporary sculpture park for children. Digital Creativity, 29(2/3), 191-207. https://doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2018.1511601
This paper discusses a virtual reality experience for a contemporary sculpture park, Jupiter Artland, developed in Minecraft targeting 9-11-year-old children. Issues of fideli...

A critical analysis of e-government evaluation models at national and local municipal levels

Journal Article
Zahran, D. I., Al-Nuaim, H. A., Rutter, M. J., & Benyon, D. (2015)
A critical analysis of e-government evaluation models at national and local municipal levels. Electronic Journal of e-Government, 13, 28-42
The importance of e-government models lies in their offering a basis to measure and guide e-government. There is still no agreement on how to assess a government online. Most ...

Comparing designers’ and listeners’ experiences

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McGregor, I. (2014)
Comparing designers’ and listeners’ experiences. AI & society, 29(4), 473-483. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-013-0489-4
This paper compares the listening experiences of non-experts and the designers of two sound designs. To date, no such comparisons have been examined empiri- cally, and so for ...

Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs

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McGregor, I., & Cunningham, S. (2015)
Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 63(11), 876-888. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2015.0076
This study aims to explore the suitability of capturing designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound design for a radio drama and audio logos using the repertory grid techni...