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This paper presents findings from a field study of 24 individuals who kept diaries of their web use, across device and location, for a period of four days. Our focus was on how the web was used for non-work purposes, with a view to understanding how this is intertwined with everyday life. While our initial aim was to update existing frameworks of 'web(More)
Crowdsourcing as a means of data collection has produced previously unavailable data assets and enriched existing ones, but its quality can be highly variable. This presents several challenges to potential end users that are concerned with the validation and quality assurance of the data collected. Being able to quantify the uncertainty, define and measure(More)
Recording points of interest using GPS whilst working in the field is an established technique in geographical fieldwork, where the user’s current position is used as the spatial reference to be captured; this is known as geo-tagging. We outline the development and evaluation of a smartphone application called Zapp that enables geo-tagging of any distant(More)
: The following paper outlines the methodology and preliminary results for an experiment designed to understand the accuracy of visibility models when used in the field by a mobile media consumption app called Zapp. Levels of accuracy are determined in relation to points of interest that can be seen from random sites within the University of Nottingham’s(More)
Topics in International Health, Wellcome Trust, CAB International, 1998. pound45.00 (institutional), pound30.00 (student/individual), pound20.00 (some developing countries) ISBN 0 85199 2439.
We present findings from a deployment of SketchStorm, a tool for designers that supports sketch in a central canvas, whilst streaming images relating to a search query around the periphery. Our overarching goal was to explore the potential for combining sketching and use of examples, two activities that are associated with design ideation. Initial(More)
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