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Research area(s)

Research interests include spoken dialogue systems, affective computing, health informatics and intelligent data analysis.

Research supervision

Name Thesis Title/Topic Status 1st or 2nd supervisor
Lorna Lines Older adults\' Interactions with speech Systems Completed 2003 First
Ghada Refaat El Said Cultural issues in Human Computer Interaction Completed 2005 First
Tim Cribbin Classifying complex topics using spatial-semantic document visualization Completed 2005 Second
Emma Pickering Towards an improved evaluation of use for everyday computing Completed 2009 Second
Lesley Axelrod Emotion Recognition for Interaction with Computers (Human Factors Issues) Completed 2010 First
Ali Tarhini E-learning Acceptance in Lebanon and England Completed 2013 Second
Ahmad Aljwaijri User acceptance in online banking Current student First
Sumayyah Alfaresi Mobile Digital Libraries Current student First
Alison Bulbeck E-learning Innovation Current student First


Research project(s) and grant(s)

Principal Investigator on EPSRC funded project ‘Emotion recognition for interaction with computers (ERIC): a Human Factors Evaluation’ (2002-5)

Principal Investigator on EPSRC funded project ‘The impact of dialogue constraints in speech-based human-computer interaction’ (1997-8)

Co-investigator on EPSRC funded project ‘Millennium homes: A technology supported domestic environment for frail and elderly people’ (2000-3) Currently a co-investigator on the MRC/UKCRC funded project ‘Electronic self testing instruments for sexually transmitted infections’ (ESTI2) (2011-2016), leading the work on user interface design.