The Collaborative Work of Heritage: Open Challenges for CSCW

August 26, 2013 Luigina Ciolfi

Abstract: This paper discusses seminal contributions by and current open challenges for CSCW in the study of cultural heritage practices. It provides an overview of key issues relating to social […]

Integrating Material and Digital: a New Way for Cultural Heritage

July 24, 2013 admin

The July/ August 2013 issue of ACM Interactions Magazine featured an article introducing the meSch project. The article can be accessed via this link (only for readers with access to […]

meSch Factsheet

July 24, 2013 admin

The meSch factsheet with a short description of the project, its goals, the project partners and contact information.

Sustainable DIY Technologies Servicing Cultural Heritage Professionals

June 26, 2013 admin

Abstract: The aim of this research is to demonstrate how DIY technologies can be used by cultural heritage professionals to create interactive experiences. Many interactive installations, such as the Retracing the Past, […]

Perceiving Layered Information on 3D Displays Using Binocular Disparity

June 26, 2013 admin

Abstract: 3D displays are hitting the mass market. They are integrated in consumer TVs, notebooks, and mobile phones and are mainly used for virtual reality as well as video content. We […]

Towards Understanding the Cognitive Effects of Interactivity

June 26, 2013 admin

Abstract: Cheap and easy-to-deploy consumer hardware, such as the Microsoft Kinect, touch screens, and smartphones drive an increasing proliferation of public space with interactive applications. Such applications include artistic, playful, […]

Cognitive effects of interactive public display applications

June 25, 2013 admin

Abstract: Many public displays are nowadays equipped with different types of sensors. Such displays allow engaging and persistent user experiences to be created, e.g., in the form of gesture-controlled games or […]

Curators in the Loop: a Quality Control Process for Personalization for Tangible Interaction in Cultural Heritage

June 14, 2013 admin

Abstract: Personalization research for the Cultural Heritage domain has mostly focused on supporting the visitors by automatically creating the narratives and the visit experience. The meSch project shifts the focus […]

How Can Personalization Shape Social Action in Cultural Spaces?

May 24, 2013 admin

Abstract: Museums and other cultural heritage spaces are social. Personalization, while accommodating diversity, tends to isolate because it focuses on the content delivered more than the sensorial experience of being […]

Analysing Participant Processes to Devise a Framework for Embedding Smart Technology in Cultural Heritage Artefacts

May 24, 2013 admin

Abstract: Over the past decade, there has been a growth in the development of digitally embedded interactive artefacts in Cultural Heritage institutions. This growth is changing the way in which people interact with exhibits. […]

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