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  • Context-awareness in mobile tourist information systems: challenges for user interaction

    Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (2005)
    Context in mobile tourist information systems is typically captured as the current location of the user. Few systems consider the user's interests or wider context of the sights. This paper explores ideas of how to model, ...
  • Finding video on the web

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Nichols, David M. (University of Waikato, 2008-02)
    At present very little is known about how people locate and view videos. This study draws a rich picture of everyday video seeking strategies and video information needs, based on an ethnographic study of New Zealand ...
  • How people find videos

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Nichols, David M. (ACM, 2008)
    At present very little is known about how people locate and view videos 'in the wild'. This study draws a rich picture of everyday video seeking strategies and video information needs, based on an ethnographic study of New ...
  • A multi-player educational game for story writing

    Mayo, Michael (Creativity and Cognition Studios Press, 2004)
    In this short paper, a multi-player interactive game called STORYWORLD BUILDER is described. The game enables children to collaboratively build a virtual “story world” and then role-play characters in that world. The ...
  • Reviewing the understanding of the effects of spacing on children’s eye movements for on-screen reading

    Vanderschantz, Nicholas (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 2008-04)
    This paper endeavors to consolidate current knowledge and empirical research concerning the use of typography for children’s on-screen reading. This paper is not intended as a full literature review but attempts to raise ...
  • Seeking information in realistic books: a user study

    Liesaputra, Veronica; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2008)
    There are opposing views on whether readers gain any advantage from using a computer model of a 3D physical book. There is enough evidence, both anecdotal and from formal user studies, to suggest that the usual HTML or PDF ...
  • Supporting mobile application development with model-driven emulation

    Bowen, Judy; Hinze, Annika (EASST, 2011)
    In this paper we outline our proposed approach for supporting mobile application development by using models as inputs to an emulator. We describe a new user interface to a parser tool previously developed, which enables ...
  • Time-based geographical mapping of communicable diseases

    Cesario, Manuel; Jervis, Matthew Geoffrey; Luz, Saturnino; Masoodian, Masood; Rogers, Bill (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers., 2012)
    Information visualisation methods can potentially be employed to assist the work of epidemiologists and other health care professionals in mapping the spread of communicable diseases in remote areas, where the task of ...
  • Tipple: location-triggered mobile access to a digital library for audio books

    Hinze, Annika; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2013)
    This paper explores the role of audio as a means to access books in a digital library while being at the location referred to in the books. The books are sourced from the digital library and can either be accompanied by ...
  • A tool for metadata analysis

    Nichols, David M.; Chan, Chu-Hsiang; Bainbridge, David; McKay, Dana; Twidale, Michael B. (University of Waikato, 2008-02)
    We describe a Web-based metadata quality tool that provides statistical descriptions and visualisations of Dublin Core metadata harvested via the OAI protocol. The lightweight nature of development allows it to be used to ...