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Culture & biometrics: regional differences in the perception of biometric authentication technologies

Journal Article
Riley, C. W., Buckner, K., Johnson, G., & Benyon, D. (2009)
Culture & biometrics: regional differences in the perception of biometric authentication technologies. AI & society, 24, 295-306. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-009-0218-1
Previous research has identified user concerns about biometric authentication technology, but most of this research has been conducted in European contexts. There is a lack of...

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...

Comparing designers’ and listeners’ experiences

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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...

Concept Neighbourhoods in Lexical Databases

Conference Proceeding
Priss, U., & Old, L. J. (2010)
Concept Neighbourhoods in Lexical Databases. In L. Kwuida, & B. Sertkaya (Eds.), Formal Concept Analysis, 283-295. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11928-6_20
This paper discusses results from an experimental study of concept neighbourhoods in WordNet and Roget’s Thesaurus. The general aim of this research is to determine ways in wh...

Supporting offline activities on interactive surfaces

Conference Proceeding
Esteves, A., Scott, M., & Oakley, I. (2013)
Supporting offline activities on interactive surfaces. In TEI 2013 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, 147-154. https://doi.org/10.1145/2460625.2460648
This paper argues that inherent support for offline activities -- activities that are not sensed by the system -- is one of strongest benefits of tangible interaction over mor...

Fall of Humans: Interactive tabletop games and transmedia storytelling.

Conference Proceeding
Dionisio, M., Gujaran, A., Pinto, M., & Esteves, A. (2015)
Fall of Humans: Interactive tabletop games and transmedia storytelling. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces, (401-404). https://doi.org/10.1145/2817721.2823477
This paper illustrates how transmedia storytelling can help introduce players to interactive tabletop games. To do so, we developed Fall of Humans (FoH), an experience that ta...

How Was Your Day? evaluating a conversational companion

Journal Article
Benyon, D., Gambäck, B., Hansen, P., Mival, O., & Webb, N. (2012)
How Was Your Day? evaluating a conversational companion. IEEE transactions on affective computing, 4, 299-311. https://doi.org/10.1109/T-AFFC.2013.15
The “How Was Your Day” (HWYD) Companion is an embodied conversational agent that can discuss work-related issues, entering free-form dialogues that lack any clearly defined ta...

How to Talk to Strangers: generating medical reports for first time users

Conference Proceeding
Gkatzia, D., Rieser, V., & Lemon, O. (2016)
How to Talk to Strangers: generating medical reports for first time users. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE)https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2016.7737739
We propose a novel approach for handling first-time users in the context of automatic report generation from timeseries data in the health domain. Handling first-time users is...

Instruction, Feedback and Biometrics: The User Interface for Fingerprint Authentication Systems

Conference Proceeding
Riley, C., Johnson, G., McCracken, H., & Al-Saffar, A. (2009)
Instruction, Feedback and Biometrics: The User Interface for Fingerprint Authentication Systems. In Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2009, 293-305. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_35
Biometric authentication is the process of establishing an individual’s identity through measurable characteristics of their behaviour, anatomy or physiology. Biometric techno...