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Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences

Thesis
McGregor, I. Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4284
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an established discipline in media suc...

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...

Spaces of interaction

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D., Hook, K., & Nigay, L. (2010)
Spaces of interaction. In Proceedings of the 2010 ACM-BCS Visions of Computer Science Conference, 1-7
As the world becomes increasingly computationally enabled, so our view of human-computer interaction (HCI) needs to evolve. The proliferation of wireless connectivity and mobi...

Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment

Journal Article
Rutter, M. (2009)
Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment. ALT-J : Association for Learning Technology journal, 17, 33-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687760802649863
This case study describes the use of a synchronous communication application (MSN Messenger) in a large academic computing environment. It draws on data from interviews, quest...

Triangulation in practice.

Journal Article
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2009)
Triangulation in practice. Virtual Reality, 13, 171-181. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10055-009-0117-2
Triangulation is the means by which an alternate perspective is used to validate, challenge or extend existing findings. It is frequently used when the field of study is diffi...

Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method

Conference Proceeding
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2008)
Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Auditory Display
The introduction of effective auditory warnings into a shared environment requires a prior understanding of the existing soundfield and soundscape. Reifying the physical and p...

A conference panel - but not as we know it!

Conference Proceeding
McEwan, T., England, D., O'Neill, E., Bryan-Kinns, N., & Finlay, J. (2007)
A conference panel - but not as we know it!. In D. Ramduny-Ellis, & D. Rachovides (Eds.), People and computers XXI : HCI-- but not as we know it : proceedings of HCI 2007, the 21st British HCI Group Annual Conference, University of Lancaster, UK, 3-7 September 2007, 1-2
This panel will take the form of a public debate about whether the conference of which it forms part has a future. Academic conferences are increasingly hard to cost-justify a...

ALT text and basic accessibility

Conference Proceeding
McEwan, T., & Weerts, B. (2007)
ALT text and basic accessibility. In D. Ramduny-Ellis, & D. Rachovides (Eds.), People and computers XXI : HCI-- but not as we know it : proceedings of HCI 2007, the 21st British HCI Group Annual Conference, 1-4
Recent surveys have shown that the majority of websites are not accessible. Despite legal obligations and the importance of the internet for disabled people, most websites fai...

Workplace soundscape mapping: a trial of Macaulay and Crerar’s method

Conference Proceeding
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2006)
Workplace soundscape mapping: a trial of Macaulay and Crerar’s method. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2006)
This paper describes a trial of Macaulay and Crerar’s method of mapping a workplace soundscape to assess its fitness as a basis for an extended soundscape mapping method. Twel...

A new scalable broadcast algorithm for multiport meshes with minimum communication steps

Journal Article
Ould-Khaoua, M., Al-Dubai, A., Al-Dubai, A., & Ould-Khaoua, M. (2003)
A new scalable broadcast algorithm for multiport meshes with minimum communication steps. Microprocessors and Microsystems, 27(3), 101-113. doi:10.1016/s0141-9331(02)00094-7
Many broadcast algorithms have been proposed for the mesh in the literature. However, most of these algorithms do not exhibit good scalability properties as the network size i...