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Speculative and Critical Design: approaches and influences in education

Journal Article
Helgason, I., Encinas, E., Mitrovic, I., & Smyth, M. (2022)
Speculative and Critical Design: approaches and influences in education. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) IxDetA, 5-7. https://doi.org/10.55612/s-5002-051-001psi
As guest editors of this special edition we are delighted to present this selection of papers responding to our call about Speculative and Critical Design in education. The re...

The value of mass-digitised cultural heritage content in creative contexts

Journal Article
Coleman, S., Terras, M., Thornton, P., Smyth, M., Schafer, B., Drost, S., …Speed, C. (2021)
The value of mass-digitised cultural heritage content in creative contexts. Big Data and Society, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1177/20539517211006165
How can digitised assets of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums be reused to unlock new value? What are the implications of viewing large-scale cultural heritage data a...

Creative Informatics Guide for Online Events

Working Paper
Elsden, C., Chan, K., Erskine, P., Helgason, I., Lechelt, S., Osborne, N., …Speed, C. (2020)
Creative Informatics Guide for Online Events
Creative Informatics is a research and development programme based in Edinburgh, which aims to bring the city’s world-class creative industries and tech sector together. We ar...

DIY Community WiFi Networks: Insights on Participatory Design

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2019)
DIY Community WiFi Networks: Insights on Participatory Design. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3313073
This paper presents a first version of a set of insights developed collaboratively by researchers during a three-year participatory design project spread across four European ...

Feature-preserving detailed 3D face reconstruction from a single image

Conference Proceeding
Li, Y., Ma, L., Fan, H., & Mitchell, K. (2018)
Feature-preserving detailed 3D face reconstruction from a single image. In CVMP '18 Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Productionhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3278471.3278473
Dense 3D face reconstruction plays a fundamental role in visual media production involving digital actors. We improve upon high fidelity reconstruction from a single 2D photo ...

Image Based Proximate Shadow Retargeting

Conference Proceeding
Casas, L., Fauconneau, M., Kosek, M., Mclister, K., & Mitchell, K. (2018)
Image Based Proximate Shadow Retargeting. In Proceedings of Computer Graphics & Visual Computing (CGVC) 2018https://doi.org/10.2312/cgvc.20181206
We introduce Shadow Retargeting which maps real shadow appearance to virtual shadows given a corresponding deformation of scene geometry, such that appearance is seamlessly ma...

GPU-accelerated depth codec for real-time, high-quality light field reconstruction

Journal Article
Koniaris, B., Kosek, M., Sinclair, D., & Mitchell, K. (2018)
GPU-accelerated depth codec for real-time, high-quality light field reconstruction. Proceedings of the ACM on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 1(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1145/3203193
Pre-calculated depth information is essential for efficient light field video rendering, due to the prohibitive cost of depth estimation from color when real-time performance ...

From Faces to Outdoor Light Probes

Journal Article
Calian, D. A., Lalonde, J., Gotardo, P., Simon, T., Matthews, I., & Mitchell, K. (2018)
From Faces to Outdoor Light Probes. Computer Graphics Forum, 37(2), 51-61. doi:10.1111/cgf.13341
Image‐based lighting has allowed the creation of photo‐realistic computer‐generated content. However, it requires the accurate capture of the illumination conditions, a task n...

Empowerment and embodiment for collaborative mixed reality systems: Empowerment and Embodiment

Journal Article
Pan, Y., Sinclair, D., & Mitchell, K. (2018)
Empowerment and embodiment for collaborative mixed reality systems: Empowerment and Embodiment. Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 29(3-4), https://doi.org/10.1002/cav.1838
We present several mixed‐reality‐based remote collaboration settings by using consumer head‐mounted displays. We investigated how two people are able to work together in these...

Compressed Animated Light Fields with Real-time View-dependent Reconstruction

Journal Article
Koniaris, C., Kosek, M., Sinclair, D., & Mitchell, K. (2019)
Compressed Animated Light Fields with Real-time View-dependent Reconstruction. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 25(4), 1666-1680. https://doi.org/10.1109/tvcg.2018.2818156
We propose an end-to-end solution for presenting movie quality animated graphics to the user while still allowing the sense of presence afforded by free viewpoint head motion....
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Visualisation of Metadata in 2D/3D Digital Cuneiform Artefacts

2022 - 2022
Cuneiform is an ancient writing system that was first used in around 3400 BC (Finkel & Taylor, 2015). Distinguished by its 3D imprinted, wedge-shaped reed marks on clay tablets, cuneiform script is o...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £4,909

The Sound Beneath Our Feet

2022 - 2022
This project will develop an immersive audio installation in which to experience sonified seismic data from volcanic activity. The environment will foster new ways of experiencing data from both scien...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £4,915

Walks & Waterfalls Innovation Voucher

2018 - 2018
Walks and Waterfalls is a multi-channel interactive project intended to design and roadmap a blended experience between a fine art photography book, a mobile augmented reality app and physical locatio...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

KTP Payfont Ltd

2015 - 2017
To create the ability in Payfont to research and deliver, using Universal Design principles and processes based on BS8878, the optimal secure user experience (UX) in secure transactions
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £135,030

Youth School: Donor and Beneficiary Interactions "Funding Lab"

2014 - 2015
User Experience report detailing system technology, persona's, scenarios, wire-frame and recommendations for future work. Partial on-line prototype developed utilising HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.Partn...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Visit_University

2014 - 2014
Due to a change in business focus by the client, some anticipated material was not available to the university and so the project was shortened (by 30%) and realigned. A Report was delivered containin...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £2,583

Trucomment

2013 - 2014
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation and moneti...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,950

UrbanIxD

2013 - 2014
UrbanIxD (urban interaction design) is a 2 year European project that will build a research network around the domain of data-rich urban environments, focusing on human activities, experiences and beh...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £297,920

Ed Physio

2011 - 2011
A prototype was successfully developed showing proof of concept of the idea. See the Case study for more details.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

PerAda (PANORAMA)

2008 - 2011
The project finished on 31/06/11 and was evaluated as "Excellent: the project has fully achieved its objectives and technical goals for the period and has even exceeded expectations" The reviewers co...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £761,800