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The ATB Framework: quantifying and classifying epistemic strategies in tangible problem-solving tasks.

Conference Proceeding
Esteves, A., Bakker, S., Antle, A., May, A., Warren, J. & Oakley, I. (2015)
The ATB Framework: quantifying and classifying epistemic strategies in tangible problem-solving tasks. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, 13-20. doi:10.1145/2677199.2680546. ISBN 978-1-4503-3305-4
In task performance, pragmatic actions refer to behaviors that make direct progress, while epistemic actions involve altering the world so that cognitive processes are faster,...

An introductory study of the Maltese Soundscape.

Conference Proceeding
Quinton, M., & McGregor, I. (2014)
An introductory study of the Maltese Soundscape. In Proceedings of invisible places:sounding cities 2014, (13-38
This is an introductory study of the Maltese Soundscape and is part of an even bigger project. It introduces a soundscape diced with traditional sounds which still echo in the...

Blended spaces and digital tourism.

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D., Mival, O. & O'Keefe, B. (2012)
Blended spaces and digital tourism

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...

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. doi: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...

PhotoPal: companionship, sharing and the digital echo.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., O'Keefe, B., Bradley, J., Roa-Seiler, N., & Benyon, D. (2007)
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...

Mapping workplace soundscapes: Reifying Office Auditory Environments

Conference Proceeding
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2006)
Mapping workplace soundscapes: Reifying Office Auditory Environments. In World Forum on Acoustic Ecology Conference (334-344
This paper reports an empirical study to investigate how individuals perceive and classify elements of their workplace auditory environments. The participants were 18 universi...

Sound and soundscape classification: Establishing key auditory dimensions and their relative importance

Conference Proceeding
McGregor, I., LePlâtre, G., Crerar, A., & Benyon, D. (2006)
Sound and soundscape classification: Establishing key auditory dimensions and their relative importance
This paper investigates soundscape classification by using two different forms of data gathering and two different populations. The first method involves a questionnaire compl...