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Pub. period:1994-2009
Pub. count:4
Number of co-authors:6



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Amir M. Naghsh:2
S. Clarke:1
L. Church:1

 

 

Productive colleagues

Chris R. Roast's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

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T. R. G. Green:69
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Naghsh, Amir M. and Roast, Chris R. (2009): User interfaces for robots swarm assistance in emergency settings. In: Proceedings of the HCI09 Conference on People and Computers XXIII 2009. pp. 324-328.

In this paper, we describe the development processes adopted for effective human centred design in the context of developing a human robot interface. The human robot interactive setting represents a significant development challenge on two counts: interaction is to be with a swarm of autonomous robots, and; the robots are to assist the process of search and rescue as carried out by fire fighters committed into the-field of incident. The paper goes on to illustrate an approach to design evaluation motivated by user centred design objectives. The conclusion from studies illustrate that the complex nature of professional practice in the high risk settings has significant influences upon the fitness for purpose. Overall we are able to show that despite the complexity of effective user engagement in development we are able to apply user centred principles productively.

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2008
 
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Naghsh, Amir M. and Roast, Chris R. (2008): Designing user interaction with robots swarms in emergency settings. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 2008. pp. 519-522.

In this paper, we describe the development processes adopted for effective human centred design in the context of developing a human robot interface. The human robot interaction context is that of a working with a swarm of autonomous robots being developed to assist the process of search and rescue as carried out by fire fighters. The paper illustrates an approach to early design evaluation motivated by user centred design objectives. The conclusion from the study illustrates the value of early experiential feedback. In particular we show that the complex nature of professional practice in the high risk settings has significant influences upon the fitness for purpose.

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Green, T. R. G., Blandford, Ann, Church, L., Roast, Chris R. and Clarke, S. (2006): Cognitive dimensions: Achievements, new directions, and open questions. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 17 (4) pp. 328-365.

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Roast, Chris R. and Harrison, Michael D. (1994): User Centred System Modelling using the Template Model. In: Paterno, Fabio (ed.) DSV-IS 1994 - Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems94, Proceedings of the First International Eurographics Workshop June 8-10, 1994, Bocca di Magra, Italy. pp. 401-412.

 
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Publication statistics

Pub. period:1994-2009
Pub. count:4
Number of co-authors:6



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Amir M. Naghsh:2
S. Clarke:1
L. Church:1

 

 

Productive colleagues

Chris R. Roast's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Ann Blandford:85
T. R. G. Green:69
Michael D. Harriso..:50
 
 
 
Jul 26

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Whitworth and Ahmad 2013: The Social Design of Technical Systems: Building technologies for communities...
by Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad

 
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Soegaard and Dam 2013: The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed....
by Mads Soegaard and Rikke Friis Dam

 
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