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Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction

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The Wiki Bibliography

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Dima, Mariza, Coyne, Richard and Wright, Mark (eds.) (2012): Designing for Audience Engagement. Edinburgh, UK, ECA - University of Edinburgh

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Dima, Mariza, Hurcombe, Linda and Wright, Mark (2014): Touching the past: Haptic Augmented Reality for museum artefacts. In Proceedings of HCI International 2014, Lecture Notes In Computer Science, .

 

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