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User Generated Ambient Presence


Insua, GL and Bennett, M and Nixon, P and Coyle, L, User Generated Ambient Presence, Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Ambient Information Systems (AIS-2008), 21-24 September, 2008, Seoul, South Korea, pp. 1-4. (2008) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Presence is an important part of our day to day lives. Often we will have a sense of who is around us and what they are doing by the sounds of doors closing, cupboards banging, footsteps on floors, voices vaguely heard through walls, etc. In digital spaces, such as GUI desktops, presence enhances our sense of connection with geographical separate friends and colleagues. In this paper we report on Ambient Jewelry, which is a project exploring the intersection of individual and user generated customization with ambient presence displays. With this research we are seeking techniques that enable people to invent, discover and find new forms of ambient presence visualisations.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:presence, ubiquitousness, HCI, instant messaging, communication patterns, digital presence
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Library and information studies
Research Field:Human information interaction and retrieval
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Information systems, technologies and services
Objective Field:Information systems, technologies and services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Nixon, P (Professor Paddy Nixon)
ID Code:69506
Year Published:2008
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2011-04-20
Last Modified:2015-02-12

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