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Sonifying the solar system (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Quinton, M., McGregor, I., & Benyon, D. (2016, July). Sonifying the solar system. Presented at The 22nd International Conference on Auditory Display: Sonic Information Design

Sound is potentially an effective way of analysing data and it is possible to simultaneously interpret layers of sounds and identify changes. Multiple attempts to use sound with scientific data have been made, with varying levels of success. On many... Read More about Sonifying the solar system.

Using the blended spaces framework to design heritage stories with schoolchildren. (2015)
Journal Article
O'Keefe, B., & Benyon, D. (2015). Using the blended spaces framework to design heritage stories with schoolchildren. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 6, 7-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2016.02.001

Blended spaces are spaces where a physical space is deliberately integrated in a close-knit way with a digital space. Blended spaces may take the form of a carefully designed meeting room, for example, that integrates collaborative media with the des... Read More about Using the blended spaces framework to design heritage stories with schoolchildren..

Fall of Humans: Interactive tabletop games and transmedia storytelling. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Dionisio, M., Gujaran, A., Pinto, M., & Esteves, A. (2015). Fall of Humans: Interactive tabletop games and transmedia storytelling. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces (401-404). https://doi.org/10.1145

This paper illustrates how transmedia storytelling can help introduce players to interactive tabletop games. To do so, we developed Fall of Humans (FoH), an experience that takes place over two games: Meat factory, a physical card game where players... Read More about Fall of Humans: Interactive tabletop games and transmedia storytelling..

Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs (2015)
Journal Article
McGregor, I., & Cunningham, S. (2015). Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 63(11), 876-888. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2015.0076

This study aims to explore the suitability of capturing designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound design for a radio drama and audio logos using the repertory grid technique, which is a proven method of information elicitation based on Personal... Read More about Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs.

Life at the local scale: an alternative perspective on the urban. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2015). Life at the local scale: an alternative perspective on the urban. In Hybrid Cities - data to the people. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.3740.2083

The study of cities has risen to the top of research agendas in the last decade, raising the question of how to study something as vast and eclectic as cities. This paper proposes a return to a focus on the local as an appropriate scale to investigat... Read More about Life at the local scale: an alternative perspective on the urban..

Design principles for collaborative device ecologies (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
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 smart meeting room technologies.

City | Data | Future: envisioning interactions in hybrid urban space. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mitrović, I., Smyth, M., Helgason, I., & Mitrovic, I. (2015, June). City | Data | Future: envisioning interactions in hybrid urban space. Presented at 2015 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition

The City | Data | Future installation is a collection of “design fiction” video scenarios that speculate about the experience of urban life and how it might change in the near future. These visions were collaboratively created over the course of an i... Read More about City | Data | Future: envisioning interactions in hybrid urban space..

Supporting the meeting journey: understanding and designing collaborative device ecologies (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ammeloot, A. (2015, November). Supporting the meeting journey: understanding and designing collaborative device ecologies. Presented at 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces

The combination of personal and mobile technologies (Bring Your Own Device) with technology-augmented spaces designed for collaboration offers new design challenges for the HCI community. This paper is a summary of a doctoral work-in-progress aiming... Read More about Supporting the meeting journey: understanding and designing collaborative device ecologies.

DIY networking as a facilitator for interdisciplinary research on the hybrid city. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Andriotis, P., Apostol, I., Gaved, M., Smyth, M., & Unteidig, A. (2015). DIY networking as a facilitator for interdisciplinary research on the hybrid city. In L. Theona, & D. Charitos (Eds.), Proceedings of Hybrid City 2015: Data to the People (65-72)

DIY networking is a technology with special characteristics compared to the public Internet, which holds a unique potential for empowering citizens to shape their hybrid urban space toward conviviality and collective awareness. It can also play the r... Read More about DIY networking as a facilitator for interdisciplinary research on the hybrid city..

Designing digital urban interactions industry landscape and market analysis. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Zaffiro, G., Melissa, B., Brynskov, M., & Smyth, M. (2015). Designing digital urban interactions industry landscape and market analysis. In 13th International Conference on e-Society 2015 (249-254)

Urban Interaction Design addresses the question of how we, as physical beings, will interact with the technologically augmented, data-rich urban environments that increasingly characterize cities. As an emergent field very little analysis has been co... Read More about Designing digital urban interactions industry landscape and market analysis..

User experience (UX) design for medical personnel and patients (2014)
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: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-

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 functionality and includes aesthetics, pleasure, and emotional engagement in t... Read More about User experience (UX) design for medical personnel and patients.

Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Smyth, M., Trigueiros, P., Helgason, I., Coelho, A., Gallacher, S., Burrows, A., …Penha, R. (2015). Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) IxDetA, 25, 813-816

Preface to the focus section: Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space Cities are exciting and people continue to be drawn to urban areas because of the choices that cities offer in all areas of economic and social... Read More about Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space.

Design and development of Auralization room at Edinburgh Napier University (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Prokofieva, E., Luciani, C., & McGregor, I. (2014, April). Design and development of Auralization room at Edinburgh Napier University. Presented at 136th International AES Convention, Berlin, Germany

The auralization room was designed as a joint project between School of Engineering and Built Environment and the School of Computing of Edinburgh Napier University. The interior acoustic design specialists conducted the acoustic design of the aurali... Read More about Design and development of Auralization room at Edinburgh Napier University.

Designing blended spaces: historical echoes, testing a framework for digital tourism. (2014)
Journal Article
Ayan, S., & Benyon, D. (2014). Designing blended spaces: historical echoes, testing a framework for digital tourism. International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design, 7(2), 1-12

This work relates heavily to blended space theory and the trajectories approach previously done in this field. Imaz and Benyon have introduced the ideas of conceptual blending to analyze developments in HCI and software engineering. Benford explains... Read More about Designing blended spaces: historical echoes, testing a framework for digital tourism..

Evaluating the Perceived Similarity Between Audio-Visual Features Using Corpus-Based Concatenative Synthesis. (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Tsiros, A. (2014). Evaluating the Perceived Similarity Between Audio-Visual Features Using Corpus-Based Concatenative Synthesis. In Proceedings of the Internation Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

This paper presents the findings of two exploratory studies. In these studies participants performed a series of image-sound association and detection tasks. The aim of the studies was to investigate the perceived similarity and the effectiveness of... Read More about Evaluating the Perceived Similarity Between Audio-Visual Features Using Corpus-Based Concatenative Synthesis..

From urban space to future place. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Helgason, I., Jensen, L., Rosenbak, S., Skrinjar, L., Smyth, M., Streinzer, A., …Wouters, N. (2013). From urban space to future place.

How the UrbanIxD summer school applied critical design & design fiction to future urban technologies. Produced in collaboration with the Book Sprints for ICT Research FP7 project. http://issuu.com/urbanixd/docs/from_urban_space_to_future_place

Workshop on engaging the human-computer interaction community with public policymaking internationally. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Lazar, J., Barbosa, S., Gulliksen, J., McEwan, T., Normand, L. M., Palanque, P., …Wulf, V. (2013). Workshop on engaging the human-computer interaction community with public policymaking internationally. In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in

There is an increasing interest in the intersection of human-computer interaction and public policy. This day-long workshop will examine successes and challenges related to public policy and human computer interaction, in order to provide a forum to... Read More about Workshop on engaging the human-computer interaction community with public policymaking internationally..

UrbanixD: designing human interactions in the networked city (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Brynskov, M., Mitrovic, I., & Zaffiro, G. (2013). UrbanixD: designing human interactions in the networked city. In Proceeding CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13) (2533-2536). https://doi.

Interaction Design, in an urban context, is an increasingly important field of research. City populations are currently in a state of rapid flux. Conurbations are fast becoming a hybrid of the physical environment and the digital datasphere. How we,... Read More about UrbanixD: designing human interactions in the networked city.

The dimensions and complexities of audio-visual association. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Tsiros, A. (2013). The dimensions and complexities of audio-visual association. In Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)

This paper draws on literature from psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, and philosophy to portray a cross-modal conception of auditory and visual phenomena focusing on the similarities in form, structure, and function and exploring the links to pe... Read More about The dimensions and complexities of audio-visual association..

A multidimensional sketching interface for corpus-based concatenative synthesis. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Tsiros, A. (2013). A multidimensional sketching interface for corpus-based concatenative synthesis. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display 2013

This paper presents Morpheme, a multidimensional interface that allows real-time control of concatenative synthesis through the act of sketching on a digital canvas. Morpheme extracts textural, spatial and volumetric features from a sketch developed... Read More about A multidimensional sketching interface for corpus-based concatenative synthesis..