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The Digital Rubber Hand Illusion

Conference Proceeding
Aldhous, J., Hetherington, R., & Turner, P. (2017)
The Digital Rubber Hand Illusion. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017 – Digital Make-Believehttps://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.59
The rubber hand illusion (RHI) is a body ownership illusion whereby congruently stroking a fake rubber hand and a subject's hidden hand while observing the rubber hand produce...

Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources

Journal Article
Hetherington, R., & McRae, R. (2017)
Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources. Animation, 12(2), 156-173. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746847717710738
A qualitative inquiry of reviews of films featuring digital humanlike characters was performed by sampling user comments from three online reviewer aggregator sites: the Inter...

The limits of pretending

Journal Article
Turner, P., Hetherington, R., Turner, S., & Kosek, M. (2015)
The limits of pretending. Digital Creativity, 26(3-4), 304-317. https://doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2015.1091778
We propose that pretending is a cognitive faculty which enables us to create and immerse ourselves in possible worlds. These worlds range from the veridical to the fantastic a...

The believability of hyper realistic characters in animated movies.

Conference Proceeding
Hetherington, R. (2015)
The believability of hyper realistic characters in animated movies. https://doi.org/10.1145/2814464.2814478
In a pilot study, participants were asked to watch sets of short movie excerpts featuring performances of a human actor, and 5 animated characters of varying human likeness an...

Assessing the progress of implementing web accessibility - An Irish Case Study

Conference Proceeding
Trulock, V., & Hetherington, R. (2008)
Assessing the progress of implementing web accessibility - An Irish Case Study. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems Volume 5, 105-111. https://doi.org/10.5220/0001667001050111
In this paper we attempt to gauge the implementation of web accessibility guidelines in a range of Irish websites by undertaking a follow-up study in 2005 to one conducted by ...

A question of realism.

Conference Proceeding
Hetherington, R., Crerar, A., & Turner, P. (2004)
A question of realism. In User-Centered Interaction Paradigms for Universal Access in the Information Society, 68-76. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-30111-0_6
We present the results of an exploratory study investigating the feasibility of using multimedia software to teach life skills to adults with learning difficulties. As a precu...

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