Mancini et al. Exploring Interspecies Sensemaking: Dog Tracking Semiotics and Multispecies Ethnography

Exploring Interspecies Sensemaking: Dog Tracking Semiotics and Multispecies Ethnography Clara Mancini*, Janet van der Linden*, Jon Bryan†, Andrew Stuart† *Department of Computing, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK †Retrieva Ltd, Berkhamsted, UK C.Mancini@open.ac.uk   ABSTRACT The domestic use of tracking technology with pets is on the rise, yet is under-researched. We investigate how tracking practices […]

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Application of the Innovation Framework to an Innovation Approach to HCI Research

The research of Obrist et al. (2014), constitutes an Innovation Approach to HCI research. Their paper suggests how novel, emerging smell technology might be applied to develop smell-enhanced human-computer interaction. What potential does the Obrist et al Approach to HCI Innovation research offer the Innovation Framework, proposed here?   First, the Innovation Framework, as a […]

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Illustration of a Science Approach – Barnard et al (2000)

Systems, Interactions, and Macrotheory PHILIP BARNARD British Medical Research Council JON MAY University of Sheffield DAVID DUKE University of Bath and DAVID DUCE Oxford Brookes University A significant proportion of early HCI research was guided by one very clear vision: that the existing theory base in psychology and cognitive science could be developed to yield […]

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Illustration of an Applied Approach – Mancini et al (2012)

As an example of HCI research, which can be classified as an Applied Approach, Mancini, van der Linden, Bryan and Stuart (2012) explored interspecies sense-making in the context of dog tracking and in the light of multi-species ethnography. Mancini et al. claim that the domestic use of tracking technology with pets is on the rise; […]

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Practices Framework Illustrations

5.1  Denley and Long (2010) Dialectic Approach to Multidisciplinary Practice in Requirements Engineering Denley and Long use the HCI Practices Framework to develop a method that supports multidisciplinary practice in Requirements Engineering. This support for HCI practice takes the form of a dialectic process, and its associated products, which is conceptualised and then operationalised in […]

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Research Framework Illustrations

3.1 Hill, Long, Smith and Whitefield (1993) Planning for Multiple Task Work – an Analysis of a Medical Reception Worksystem Hill et al. apply the Research Framework to research in which they model different types of plan, observed in a study of medical reception. Three types of plan were identified – task, procedure and activity plans. The […]

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Design Problem Framework Illustrations

2.1 Dowell (1998) Formulating the Cognitive Design Problem of Air Traffic Management Dowell uses the HCI Design Problem Framework to formulate the cognitive design problem of Air Traffic Management. He illustrates its use in seeking a design solution to that problem. The HCI Design Problem is formulated in terms of two complimentary models. First, a […]

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Discipline Framework Illustrations

1.HCI Discipline Framework Illustrations 1.1 Hill (2010) Diagnosing Co-ordination Problems in the Emergency Management Response to Disasters Hill uses HCI Engineering Frameworks to distinguish long-term HCI knowledge, as principles supporting design from short-term HCI knowledge, as methods and models, expressed as design-oriented frameworks supporting design. The Discipline Framework of HCI is explicit and takes the […]

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Dowell and Long (1989) – Complete Version

Towards a Conception for an Engineering Discipline of Human Factors John Dowell and John Long Ergonomics Unit, University College London, 26, Bedford Way, London. WC1H 0AP.   Abstract This paper concerns one possible response of Human Factors to the need for better user-interactions of computer-based systems. The paper is in two parts. Part I examines […]

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