Designing interactive toys for elephants

French, Fiona, Mancini, Clara and Sharp, Helen (2015) Designing interactive toys for elephants. In: CHI PLAY '15: The annual symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, October 2015, London.

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Abstract / Description

This research is investigating the potential for designing digital toys and games as playful cognitive enrichment activities for captive elephants. The new field of Animal Computer Interaction is exploring a range of approaches to the problem of designing user-centred systems for animals and this investigation into devices for elephants aims to directly contribute towards a methodological approach for designing smart and playful enrichment for all species

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animal Computer Interaction; toy design; game design; elephant; environmental enrichment; participatory design; play
Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works
600 Technology
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
Depositing User: Fiona French
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 09:27
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2020 12:46


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