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Title: Capturing and categorising user interaction
Author: Hunnisett, David
ISNI:       0000 0001 3584 4607
Awarding Body: University of Wales, Bangor
Current Institution: Bangor University
Date of Award: 2009
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Capturing meaningful interactions between a user and an application is useful. A meaningful interaction is an interaction that causes a change in state of one of the participants. Meaningful interaction capture is well established for console based applications. No techniques exist that capture only the meaningful interactions with a graphical interface. Data collected by such a system could be used for a variety of applications, such as HCI studies, authorship identification, cognitive modelling and screen recording. A methodology for capturing the meaningful interactions between a user and a graphical application is described. An implementation of this methodology has been developed, together with a supporting tool-set. A new corpus consisting of captured interactions between users and two applications with contrasting graphical interfaces has been collected and published. This corpus is analysed and used for authorship attribution.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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