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Design principles for collaborative device ecologies

Conference Proceeding
Ammeloot, A., Benyon, D., & Mival, O. (2015)
Design principles for collaborative device ecologies. In Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference, 255-256. https://doi.org/10.1145/2783446.2783598
This paper describes the ongoing investigation of interaction design issues related to collaborative activities in device ecologies, mixing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and sm...

User experience (UX) design for medical personnel and patients.

Book Chapter
Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2015)
User experience (UX) design for medical personnel and patients. In S. Fricker, C. Thuemmler, & A. Gavras (Eds.), Requirements Engineering for Digital Health and Care, (117-131). Cham: BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09798-5_6
UX design is concerned with all the issues that go into providing an engaging and enjoyable experience for people in both the short and longer term. This is more than mere fun...

Implementing an ICE: A methodology for the design, development and installation of Interactive Collaborative Environments in real world industrial settings.

Presentation / Conference
Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2013, April)
Implementing an ICE: A methodology for the design, development and installation of Interactive Collaborative Environments in real world industrial settings. Paper presented at CHI2013 workshop on Blended Interaction Spaces., Paris, France
In this paper, we present a methodology for the design, development and implementation of ICEs (Interactive Collaborative Environments) in real world industrial settings. The ...

How Was Your Day? evaluating a conversational companion

Journal Article
Benyon, D., Gambäck, B., Hansen, P., Mival, O., & Webb, N. (2012)
How Was Your Day? evaluating a conversational companion. IEEE transactions on affective computing, 4, 299-311. https://doi.org/10.1109/T-AFFC.2013.15
The “How Was Your Day” (HWYD) Companion is an embodied conversational agent that can discuss work-related issues, entering free-form dialogues that lack any clearly defined ta...

Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent

Journal Article
Smith, C., Crook, N., Dobnik, S., Charlton, D., Boye, J., Pulman, S., …Cavazza, M. (2011)
Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 20, 395-411. https://doi.org/10.1162/PRES_a_00063
The development of embodied conversational agents (ECA) as companions brings several challenges for both affective and conversational dialogue. These include challenges in gen...

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...

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...