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Wizard of Oz experiments for Companions.

Conference Proceeding
Bradley, J., Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2009)
Wizard of Oz experiments for Companions. In Proceedings British HCI 2009, (313-317
Wizard of Oz experiments allow designers and developers to see the reactions of people as they interact with to-bedeveloped technologies. At the Centre for Interaction Design ...

Workplace soundscape mapping: a trial of Macaulay and Crerar’s method.

Presentation / Conference
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2006, June)
Workplace soundscape mapping: a trial of Macaulay and Crerar’s method. Paper presented at ICAD 2006: The 12th International Conference on Auditory Display, London, UK
This paper describes a trial of Macaulay and Crerar’s method of mapping a workplace soundscape to assess its fitness as a basis for an extended soundscape mapping method. Twel...

Triangulation in practice.

Journal Article
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2009)
Triangulation in practice. Virtual Reality, 13, 171-181. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10055-009-0117-2
Triangulation is the means by which an alternate perspective is used to validate, challenge or extend existing findings. It is frequently used when the field of study is diffi...

PhotoPal: companionship, sharing and the digital echo.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., O'Keefe, B., Bradley, J., Roa-Seiler, N., & Benyon, D. (2007)
PhotoPal: companionship, sharing and the digital echo. In Proceedings of CHI Collocated Social Practices Surrounding Photos Workshop
This short paper introduces the research of the 14 partner, EU Framework 6 project, COMPANIONS. It focuses on the development of PhotoPal, a multimodal system harnessing the c...

Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment

Journal Article
Rutter, M. (2009)
Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment. ALT-J : Association for Learning Technology journal, 17, 33-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687760802649863
This case study describes the use of a synchronous communication application (MSN Messenger) in a large academic computing environment. It draws on data from interviews, quest...

Revisiting the potentialities of a mechanical thesaurus.

Conference Proceeding
Priss, U., & Old, L. J. (2009)
Revisiting the potentialities of a mechanical thesaurus. In R. Ferre (Ed.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis, ICFCA, 284-298. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01815-2_21
This paper revisits the lattice-based thesaurus models which Margaret Masterman used for machine translation in the 1950’s and 60’s. Masterman’s notions are mapped onto modern...

Playing the game: HCI careers in the competency era

Presentation / Conference
McEwan, T. (2009, April)
Playing the game: HCI careers in the competency era. Paper presented at HCI Educators 2009, Swindon
This paper summarises the increasing formalization of HCI-related job-roles in competency frameworks (such as the UK’s Skills Framework for the Information Age – SFIA), and th...

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...

Representations in Human-Computer Systems development.

Journal Article
Benyon, D. (2002)
Representations in Human-Computer Systems development. Cognition, Technology and Work, 4, 180-196. https://doi.org/10.1007/s101110200017
When system developers design a computer system (or other information artefact), they must inevitably make judgements as to how to abstract the domain and how to represent thi...

AmbiGaze: Direct Control of Ambient Devices by Gaze

Conference Proceeding
Velloso, E., Wirth, M., Weichel, C., Esteves, A., & Gellersen, H. (2016)
AmbiGaze: Direct Control of Ambient Devices by Gaze. In DIS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, (812-817). https://doi.org/10.1145/2901790.2901867
Eye tracking offers many opportunities for direct device control in smart environments, but issues such as the need for calibration and the Midas touch problem make it impract...