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Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX

Conference Proceeding
Egan, C., Benyon, D., & Thompson, R. (2017)
Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.93
The main objective of this work is to gain an understanding of the relationships between UX and permaculture. This will deliver insights as to how digital media development ca...

User Experience in Cross-channel Ecosystems

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D., & Resmini, A. (in press)
User Experience in Cross-channel Ecosystems. In Proceedings of the British HCI Conference 2017https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.38
Recent developments in information and communication technologies have left interaction design and human-computer interaction (HCI) with something of a conceptual gap. The dis...

Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D., & Egan, C. (2017)
Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems, (39-43). https://doi.org/10.1145/3064857.3079115
For approximately 10 years the SIGCHI Sustainable HCI (sHCI) and Sustainable Interaction Design (SID) communities have debated the contribution that HCI can make to sustainabi...

TraceMatch: a computer vision technique for user input by tracing of animated controls

Conference Proceeding
Esteves>, A., Clarke, C., Bellino, A., Esteves, A., Velloso, E., & Gellersen, H. (2016)
TraceMatch: a computer vision technique for user input by tracing of animated controls. In UbiComp '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, (298-303). https://doi.org/10.1145/2971648.2971714
Recent works have explored the concept of movement correlation interfaces, in which moving objects can be selected by matching the movement of the input device to that of the ...

Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources

Journal Article
Hetherington, R., & McRae, R. (2017)
Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources. Animation, 12(2), 156-173. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746847717710738
A qualitative inquiry of reviews of films featuring digital humanlike characters was performed by sampling user comments from three online reviewer aggregator sites: the Inter...

SmoothMoves: smooth pursuits head movements for augmented reality.

Conference Proceeding
Abreu Esteves, A., Verweij, D., Suraiya, L., Islam, R., Lee, Y., & Oakley, I. (2017)
SmoothMoves: smooth pursuits head movements for augmented reality. In UIST '17 Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, (167-178). https://doi.org/10.1145/3126594.3126616
SmoothMoves is an interaction technique for augmented reality (AR) based on smooth pursuits head movements. It works by computing correlations between the movements of on-scre...

Remote control by body movement in synchrony with orbiting widgets: an evaluation of TraceMatch

Journal Article
Clarke, C., Bellino, A., Esteves, A., & Gellersen, H. (2017)
Remote control by body movement in synchrony with orbiting widgets: an evaluation of TraceMatch. PACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 1(3), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1145/3130910
In this work we consider how users can use body movement for remote control with minimal effort and maximum flexibility. TraceMatch is a novel technique where the interface di...

Aide Memoire

Conference Proceeding
Flint, T., & Dylan, T. H. (2018)
Aide Memoire. In L. Hall, T. Flint, S. O'Hara, & P. Turner (Eds.), Proceedings of BHCI 2017https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.69
The Aide Memoire is a fully realised product constructed from discarded testing equipment. Born out of a series of creative sessions exploring the broad theme of interactivity...

The Digital Rubber Hand Illusion

Conference Proceeding
Aldhous, J., Hetherington, R., & Turner, P. (2017)
The Digital Rubber Hand Illusion. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017 – Digital Make-Believehttps://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.59
The rubber hand illusion (RHI) is a body ownership illusion whereby congruently stroking a fake rubber hand and a subject's hidden hand while observing the rubber hand produce...

WaveTrace: Motion Matching Input using Wrist-Worn Motion Sensors

Presentation / Conference
Verweij, D., Esteves, A., Khan, V., & Bakker, S. (2017, May)
WaveTrace: Motion Matching Input using Wrist-Worn Motion Sensors. Poster presented at Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '17, Denver, Colorado, USA
We present WaveTrace, a novel interaction technique based on selection by motion matching. In motion matching systems, targets move continuously in a singular and pre-defined ...
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City of Literature

2011 - 2011
To develop apps related to Stevenson and City of Literature
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Citizen Bank

2015 - 2015
Citizen Bank is looking to work with the University to explore the potential of using technology as a mechanism to aid in community participation. This collaboration seeks to explore the technical req...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

IIDI & Jupiter Artland Foundation

2011 - 2011
This project involved developing audio guides for Jupiter Artland.  A traditional audio guide was developed, including introductions of the work and discussions from the artists.  Alongside this was a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,992

KTP NCR Financial Solutions (KTP001417)

2006 - 2009
To prototype and evaluate new interactions between bank customers and Automatic Teller Machines that tailor transactions to the needs of each individual user.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £185,316

Landscaping Digital Augmentation of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

2016 - 2016
I-POS produce an Intelligent Point of Sale application which runs on Apple iPad hardware for use in bars and restaurants. The application generates transaction based sales data and re-ordering data fr...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Historical Echoes

2012 - 2012
To develop an augmented reality digital tourism application
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £37,264

FI STAR

2013 - 2015
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £532,920

Flexpansion

2013 - 2013
Exploring and evaluating professional use cases for Flexpansion’s advanced word prediction, where specialised language is being used. Bespoke vocabularies can be added to the app.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,950

Research visit @ University of Bielefeld

2017 - 2017
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £2,475

Information for Action on Climate Change

2017 - 2019
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
Funder: V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation | Value: £3,120
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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

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

Getting stuck and getting help: How children access support when using technology

2015 - date
Ms Fiona Stewart | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Richard Hetherington

Understanding user experience in blended spaces

2010 - 2018
Serkan Ayan | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Development of a 3D audio panning and realtime visualisation toolset using emerging technologies

2004 - 2010
Dr Paul Ferguson | Second Supervisor: Dr Gregory Leplatre

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

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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 ...

Tom Flint to demonstrate VR application at The National Gallery London

28 July 2017
Tom Flint will be accompanying weavers from Dovecot Tapestry Studio at a workshop held at the National Gallery London.