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Exploring relationships between museum artefacts through spatial interaction (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Ali, S., Bedwell, B., & Koleva, B. (2018). Exploring relationships between museum artefacts through spatial interaction. In NordiCHI '18: Proceedings of the 10th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 224-235. doi:10.1145/3240167.3240217

We propose a novel approach, which involves visitors physically manipulating visual representations of artefacts and scanning with their mobile phone different groups or sequences of items in order to reveal digital information about their relationsh... Read More

Deepening Visitor Engagement with Museum Exhibits through Hand-crafted Visual Markers (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Ali, S., Koleva, B., Bedwell, B., & Benford, S. (2018). Deepening Visitor Engagement with Museum Exhibits through Hand-crafted Visual Markers. In Proceedings of the 2018 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2018 - DIS '18https://doi.org/10.1145/3196709.3196786

Visual markers, in particular QR codes, have become widely adopted in museums to enable low cost interactive applications. However, visitors often do not engage with them. In this paper we explore the application of visual makers that can be designed... Read More

Finding information about mental health in microblogging platforms: a case study of depression (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Wilson, M. L., Ali, S. A., & Valstar, M. F. (2014). Finding information about mental health in microblogging platforms: a case study of depression. In IIiX '14 Proceedings of the 5th Information Interaction in Context Symposiumdoi:10.1145/2637002.2637006

Searching for online health information has been well studied in web search, but social media, such as public microblogging services, are well known for different types of tacit information: personal experience and shared information. Finding useful... Read More