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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 ...
  • Dishonest behavior at self-service checkouts 

    Creighton, Susan; Johnson, Graham; Robertson, Paul; Law, Jan; Szymkowiak, Andrea (Springer, 2015-07-21)
    Self-service technology could be argued as creating less personal transactions when compared to traditional checkouts involving a sales assistant for the entire transaction process, which may affect customer behavior. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • A signaling visualization toolkit to support rational design of combination therapies and biomarker discovery: SiViT 

    Bown, James L.; Shovman, Mark; Robertson, Paul; Boiko, Andrei; Goltsov, Alexey; Mullen, Peter; Harrison, David J. (Impact Journals, 2016-05-18)
    Targeted cancer therapy aims to disrupt aberrant cellular signalling pathways. Biomarkers are surrogates of pathway state, but there is limited success in translating candidate biomarkers to clinical practice due to the ...