Workshop at NordiCHI 14 conference in Helsinki - Making Places: Visualization, Interaction and Experience in Urban Space

27/06/2014 : 26 October 2014, Helsinki, Finland

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This is an interdisciplinary workshop encouraging dialogue between researchers, technologists and design practitioners who are interested in forming continuing collaborative links. 

Emerging technologies are providing new ways of experiencing information in urban space and, consequently, creating a fertile area for cross-disciplinary research, bringing together computer sciences, social sciences, arts and music. But it is through human activities, that urban spaces become “places”. How people experience and conceptualise “place” is formed by the scope and range of what happens in that space and those that inhabit it.
 
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Associated people

Ingi Helgason
Research Fellow
i.helgason@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2750
Michael Smyth
Associate Professor
m.smyth@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2733
UrbanIxD
The UrbanIxD Cordination Action project will define and consolidate a coherent research community working in the domain of technologically augmented, data-rich urban environments; with particular focus on the human activities, experiences and behaviours
Interaction Design
Interaction Design is concerned with the design of interactive objects and spaces and with the delivery of high quality user experiences (UX). For example, expressive interaction describes the range of new forms of human-computer interaction that are made available through technologies based on...

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