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Bridging Practices, Theories, and Technologies to Support Reminiscence

Cosley, Dan, Mulvenna, Maurice, Schwanda, V, Peesapati, T and Wright, Terence (2011) Bridging Practices, Theories, and Technologies to Support Reminiscence. In: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vancouver, Canada. ACM Digital Library. 4 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

Reminiscence is a valuable human activity; this one-day workshop explores how HCI practice and research can understand and support people in their reminiscing. The workshop has two main goals. First, it hopes to bring together academics and practitioners from both social and technical perspectives who are interested in studying and supporting reminiscence. Second, it hopes to explore key issues around current and potential uses of technology to support reminiscence, including 1) understanding people's current practices around reminiscing, 2) using empirical studies and theories of memory to inform technology designs, 3) evaluating existing technologies for reminiscence, 4) exploring ways that technology might support new reminiscing practices, and 5) supporting social aspects of reminiscence. We are particularly interested in bringing people from outside the CHI community into the workshop to add new perspectives and foster new collaborations around the work. A series of discussion- focused panels organized around the key topics identified by participants will lead to thoughtful examinations of these topics informed by multiple viewpoints. Our tangible planned outputs will be a set of recommendations for further research in this area and an outline plan for grant and book proposals at the intersection of reminiscing and technology.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Keywords:Reminiscence, autobiographical memory, social media
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute > Art, Conflict and Society
Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Artificial Intelligence and Applications
Art and Design Research Institute
ID Code:37039
Deposited By: Professor Maurice Mulvenna
Deposited On:23 Feb 2017 11:18
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:28

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