Using participatory visualisation of soundscapes to compare designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound designs
McGregor, I., Turner, P., & Benyon, D. (2014)
Using participatory visualisation of soundscapes to compare designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound designs. Journal of Sonic Studies, 6(1),
There are numerous rules and well-established guidelines to help designers with the visual appearance of interactive technologies. In contrast, when it comes to the use of sou...
Winky Dink and you: determining patterns of narrative for interactive television.
Smith, I., Stewart, F., & Turner, P. (2003)
Winky Dink and you: determining patterns of narrative for interactive television. In Second European Conference on Interactive Television
We report on the identification, creation and use of narrative patterns to create an interactive cartoon. We have undertaken an analysis of an American 1950-60’s interactive t...
Towards the wireless ward: evaluating a trial of networked PDAs in the National Health Service.
Turner, P., Milne, G., Turner, S., Kubitscheck, M., & Penman, I. (2004)
Towards the wireless ward: evaluating a trial of networked PDAs in the National Health Service. In Mobile and Ubiquitous Information AccessSpringer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-24641-1_15
In this paper, we describe a pilot study of the clinical use of a wireless network of personal digital assistants (PDAs). We describe how we are dealing with the concerns of t...
My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts.
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2011)
My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts. In ECCE '11 Proceedings of the 29th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, 149-156. https://doi.org/10.1145/2074712.2074742
Motivation -- to explore the nature and dimensions of attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts and explicate any differences in emotional attachment between digital and...
Second virial coefficient of rod-shaped molecules and molecular dynamics simulations of the isotropic phase
Heyes, D. M., Turner, P., English, R. J., Williams, R., & Brańka, A. C. (2015)
Second virial coefficient of rod-shaped molecules and molecular dynamics simulations of the isotropic phase. Physical Review E, 91(4), 042134-042144. https://doi.org/10.1103/physreve.91.042134
The second virial coefficient, B 2 is computed of linear rigid rods composed of m equally spaced sites interacting with sites on other rods via the hard-sphere or Weeks-Cha...
Re-creating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments
Presentation / Conference
Turner, S., Turner, P., Carroll, F., O'Neill, S., Benyon, D., McCall, R., & Smyth, M. (2003, January)
Re-creating the Botanics: towards a sense of place in virtual environments. Paper presented at Benogo
The EC funded project BENOGO seeks to re-create real places using photo-realistic
immersive virtual reality technology and in so doing investigates the nature of
presence and ...
Familiarity as a basis for universal design
Walle, G. V. D., Turner, P., Turner, P., & Van de Walle, G. (2006)
Familiarity as a basis for universal design. Gerontechnology : international journal on the fundamental aspects of technology to serve the ageing society, 5(3), 150-159. doi:10.4017/gt.2006.05.03.004.00
The aim of Universal Design is to make interactive artifacts
usable by the broadest possible range of users and how best to achieve this lies at the heart of human-computer in...
Getting the story straight.
McCall, R., Turner, P., Turner, S., & McCall, R. (2001)
Getting the story straight. In A. Blandford, J. Vanderdonckt, & P. Gray (Eds.), People and Computers XV-Interaction without frontiers: joint proceedings of HCI 2001 and IHM 2001, 267-278. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-0353-0_16
We argue that the use of a user-centred design approach necessarily involves some form of story telling or narrative. Given that both the potential end-users and the designers...
Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2012)
Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts. Cognition, Technology and Work, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10111-012-0231-x
We report a pair of repertory grid studies that explore the attachment people have for digital and nondigital
In the first study we found no clear distinctions betw...
Do web pages have personalities?
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Wilson, L. (2009)
Do web pages have personalities?. In L. Norros, H. Koskinen, L. Salo, & P. Savioja (Eds.), Designing beyond the Product –, 53-60
We are fundamentally social animals: we are geared to understanding each other; to gauging each other's moods and states of mind; and we are very adept at judging each others ...