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  • Beyond embodiment and social presence: preferences for virtual assistant gender and clothing style 

    Payne, Jeunese A.; Szymkowiak, Andrea; Johnson, Graham; Robertson, Paul; Henderson, Rosemary (2012)
    While introducing a human-like embodied character can enhance social presence in computing technology, it can often be poorly received because user preferences for particular appearance-based attributes are not taken into ...
  • Gendering the machine: preferred virtual assistant gender and realism in self-service 

    Payne, Jeunese; Szymkowiak, Andrea; Robertson, Paul; Johnson, Graham (Springer, 2013)
    A virtual agent is a human-like character that is designed to assist users in interactions with technology and virtual worlds. Research into the preferred visual characteristics of a virtual agent has focused on education-based ...
  • Information visualization and the arts-science-social science interface 

    Bown, James L.; Fee, Kenneth; Sampson, Adam T.; Shovman, Mark; Falconer, Ruth E.; Goltsov, Alexey; Issacs, John P.; Robertson, Paul; Scott-Brown, Kenneth C.; Szymkowiak, Andrea (ACM, 2010)
    In a world of ever-increasing and newly discovered complexities, and rapidly expanding data sets describing man-made and natural phenomena, information visualization offers a means of structuring and enabling interpretation ...
  • Investigating the future of self-service technology 

    Robertson, Paul; Szymkowiak, Andrea; Johnson, Graham (BCS, 2010)
    In this paper we describe an ongoing research project between NCR Dundee and Abertay University to investigate the future of self-service technology for entertainment. The aim was to assess how future technologies may be ...