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Playful UX for Elephants

French, Fiona; Mancini, Clara and Sharp, Helen (2016). Playful UX for Elephants. In: Proceedings of Measuring Behavior 2016: 10th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research pp. 445–448.

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Abstract

This case study describes approaches to the challenge of designing interfaces for an elephant that enable her to control playful systems in her enclosure, for the purpose of enriching her environment. Our contribution to the symposium will showcase the progress of the enrichment toys and explain in detail how we have collected feedback during participatory design sessions with our play-tester Valli, a female Asian elephant. We have attempted to gain information about her enthusiasm for interacting with different systems and also establish how effectively she can use different interfaces by measuring her responses during the sessions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
ISBN: 1-873769-59-8, 978-1-873769-59-1
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 48578
Depositing User: Clara Mancini
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 16:25
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2017 17:31
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/48578
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