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The role of appropriation in the design of engaging artefacts

Presentation / Conference
Flint, T., & Turner, P. (2011, May)
The role of appropriation in the design of engaging artefacts. Paper presented at Re-Thinking Technology in Museums 2011
Creating engaging artefacts is a key objective for anyone involved in the design and implementation of interactive media. This is particularly true for those artefacts that co...

Soundscape mapping: a tool for evaluating sounds and auditory environments

Conference Proceeding
McGregor, I., LePlâtre, G., Turner, P., & Flint, T. (2010)
Soundscape mapping: a tool for evaluating sounds and auditory environments. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Auditory Display
This paper describes a soundscape mapping tool, and provides an illustration of its use in the evaluation of an in-car auditory interface. The tool addresses three areas: comm...

Future Perfect

Presentation / Conference
Morgan, A., Deane, A., & Flint, T. (2010, June)
Future Perfect. Paper presented at Create 10
A workshop exploring the process of creating an immersive location based game driven by narrative. The game is specifically designed to be portable with minimal effort to tail...

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...

Place and technology in the home.

Journal Article
Baillie, L., & Benyon, D. (2007)
Place and technology in the home. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 17, 227-256. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10606-007-9063-2
The home is a complex environment, designed for general use but shaped by individual needs and desires. It is a place often shared by several people with different demands and...

The place probe: exploring a sense of place in real and virtual environments.

Journal Article
McCall, R., Benyon, D., Smyth, M., O'Neill, S., McCall, R., & Carroll, F. (2006)
The place probe: exploring a sense of place in real and virtual environments. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 15(6), 668-687. https://doi.org/10.1162/pres.15.6.668
This paper describes the design, application, and refinement of a qualitative tool designed to study sense of place. The Place Probe incorporates a range of stimuli and techni...

A framework for engineering metaphor at the user interface

Journal Article
Alty, J., Knott, R., Anderson, B., & Smyth, M. (2000)
A framework for engineering metaphor at the user interface. Interacting with Computers, 13(2), (301-322). ISSN 0953-5438
Interface metaphors facilitate the learning of new computer systems by supporting the transformation of existing knowledge in order to improve the comprehension of novel situa...

Towards a methodology for developing visualizations

Journal Article
GRAHAM, M., KENNEDY, J., & BENYON, D. (2000)
Towards a methodology for developing visualizations. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 53(5), 789-807. doi:10.1006/ijhc.2000.0415
This paper presents a case study of the development of a visualization to represent and explore the relationships between multiple hierarchical structures, specifically botani...

An open model-based interface development system: The Teallach approach.

Conference Proceeding
Griffiths, T., McKirdy, J., Paton, N. W., Kennedy, J., Cooper, R., Barclay, P. J., …Dinn, A. (1998)
An open model-based interface development system: The Teallach approach. In P. Markopoulos, & P. Johnson (Eds.), Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems '98. Proceedings of the Eurographics Workshop, 34-50
The goal of the Teallach project is to provide facilities for the systematic development of interfaces to object databases in a manner which is independent of both a specific ...