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Exploring new connections between the physical and digital for future heritage interpretations

Coughlan, Tim; Brown, Michael; Houghton, Robert and Lawson, Glyn (2012). Exploring new connections between the physical and digital for future heritage interpretations. In: CHI 2012 Workshop: Heritage Matters, 5-10 May 2012, Austin, Texas.

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Abstract

New forms of connections between information and the physical world create opportunities for novel activities around heritage. This paper analyses a technological progression from linking data and content to locations, towards data captured by and linked to everyday objects. The former is exemplified by a study which explored community-based inquiry activities at a historical cemetery site. To explore the latter, we are developing a series of scenarios and visualisations to analyse peoples’ interpretations of contextual footprints – current and historical data gathered through the Internet of Things.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Authors
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Extra Information: ISBN: 978-1-4503-1016-1
Keywords: heritage; GIS; Internet of Things; learning; mobile; educational technology
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
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Item ID: 33674
Depositing User: Tim Coughlan
Date Deposited: 14 May 2012 08:24
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 21:37
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/33674
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