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Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness.

Conference Proceeding
Webb, N., Benyon, D., Hansen, P., & Mival, O. (2010)
Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), 84-91
Evaluation of complex, collaborative dialogue systems is a difficult task.Traditionally, developers have relied upon subjective feedback from the user,and parametrisation over...

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 ...

Landscaping personification technologies: from interactions to relationships

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D., & Mival, O. (2008)
Landscaping personification technologies: from interactions to relationships. In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, presented at CHI 2008, Florence, April 2008 (3657-3662). https://doi.org/10.1145/1358628.1358908
Personification technologies are technologies that encourage people to anthropomorphize. These technologies try to get people to form relationships with them rather than simpl...

A novel architecture for designing by Wizard of Oz

Conference Proceeding
Bradley, J., Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2008)
A novel architecture for designing by Wizard of Oz. In Proceedings CREATE08, London, June 2008

PhotoPal: companionship, sharing and the digital echo.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., O'Keefe, B., Bradley, J., Roa-Seiler, N., & Benyon, D. (2008)
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...

Exploring Companion technologies.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2007)
Exploring Companion technologies. In Proceedings of AISB2008

Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., Cringean, S., & Benyon, D. (2004)
Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people. In CHI 2004 conference proceedings : Connect
This paper reports on the work of the UTOPIA project, a consortium of four Scottish universities concerned with technology issues for older people, focusing specifically on ar...