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Supporting Domain Experts in Creating Pervasive Experiences

Supporting Domain Experts in Creating Pervasive Experiences
Supporting Domain Experts in Creating Pervasive Experiences
Located pervasive experiences are often constructed as one off deployments with domain experts acting in a consultancy role to technical specialists who construct the experience. In this paper we will look at how pervasive infrastructures might be constructed that can support domain experts as direct experience authors. We present a case study based around a locative pervasive system supporting school field trips, and describe how aspects of the construction and running of the experience were handed over to the domain experts. Based on our experiences we suggest a number of key principles that we believe make it possible for nonspecialists to become pervasive authors: separation of the information layer, use of metaphors, in-situ authoring, robustness, varied location modelling and coarse orchestration.
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Weal, Mark J.
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Cruickshank, Don C.
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Michaelides, Danius T.
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Millard, David E.
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De Roure, David C.
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Howland, Katherine
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Fitzpatrick, Geraldine
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Michaelides, Danius T.
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Howland, Katherine
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Weal, Mark J., Cruickshank, Don C., Michaelides, Danius T., Millard, David E., De Roure, David C., Howland, Katherine and Fitzpatrick, Geraldine (2007) Supporting Domain Experts in Creating Pervasive Experiences At Proceedings of the Fifth Annual IEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM'07), United States. 19 - 23 Mar 2007. , pp. 108-113.

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Abstract

Located pervasive experiences are often constructed as one off deployments with domain experts acting in a consultancy role to technical specialists who construct the experience. In this paper we will look at how pervasive infrastructures might be constructed that can support domain experts as direct experience authors. We present a case study based around a locative pervasive system supporting school field trips, and describe how aspects of the construction and running of the experience were handed over to the domain experts. Based on our experiences we suggest a number of key principles that we believe make it possible for nonspecialists to become pervasive authors: separation of the information layer, use of metaphors, in-situ authoring, robustness, varied location modelling and coarse orchestration.

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Published date: 2007
Additional Information: Event Dates: March 19-23
Venue - Dates: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual IEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM'07), United States, 2007-03-19 - 2007-03-23
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 263343
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/263343
PURE UUID: c9967861-a166-4e35-9128-42dd71ef043c
ORCID for Mark J. Weal: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6251-8786
ORCID for Don C. Cruickshank: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0777-0855
ORCID for David E. Millard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7512-2710
ORCID for David C. De Roure: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9074-3016

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Date deposited: 25 Jan 2007
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:46

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Author: Mark J. Weal ORCID iD
Author: Don C. Cruickshank ORCID iD
Author: Danius T. Michaelides
Author: David E. Millard ORCID iD
Author: David C. De Roure ORCID iD
Author: Katherine Howland
Author: Geraldine Fitzpatrick

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