Rethinking the Human Centred Approach to Animal-Computer Interaction

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Abstract

While the field of Animal-Computer Interaction is an emerging one, the main focus has still been on humans. ACI research often examines ways that giving animals technology can improve some aspect of a human’s life without considering the needs of the animals. A strikingly parallel problem has arisen in HCI as well - what does participatory design look like when working with the voiceless. In my research, using a dog’s connection to its owner as a starting point, I plan to utilise the findings from past HCI work while working with the dogs to design a technology that they actually would want to use.
Original languageEnglish
Pages31-33
Number of pages3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020
EventProceedings of the 33rd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (BCS HCI 2020) -
Duration: 6 Jul 2020 → …

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 33rd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (BCS HCI 2020)
Period6/07/20 → …

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