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Managing multiple spaces

Dix, Alan and Friday, Adrian and Rodden, Tom and Koleva, Boriana and Muller, Henk and Randell, Cliff and Steed, Anthony and , EPSRC (Funder) (2005) Managing multiple spaces. In: Spaces, Spatiality and Technology. Springer. ISBN 1-4020-3272-2

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    Abstract

    This paper is about our experiences of space in the Equator project (www.equator.ac.uk), in particular, the way in which multiple spaces, both virtual and physical, can co-exist. By this we mean that people and objects may have locations in and relationships to both physical space and one or more virtual spaces, and that these different spaces together interact to give an overall system behaviour and user experience. The concepts we develop in this chapter are driven partly by practical experience, and partly by previous theoretical work such as the models and taxonomies of spatial context in (Dix et al., 2000), the models for mixed reality boundaries (Koleva et al., 1999) and capturing human spatial understanding exposed in sources such maps, myths and mathematics (Dix, 2000). We are also building on established work on informal reasoning about space from the AI and GIS communities (Grigni et al, 1995; Papadias et al., 1996) similar to Allen’s well known temporal relations (Allen, 1991).

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Wearables cs_eprint_id ; 1056 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 12586
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 08 May 2008 14:06
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 20:56
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12586

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