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2019

A comparison of human and machine-generated voice

Abdulrahman, A., Richards, D. & Bilgin, A. A., Nov 2019, Proceedings - VRST 2019: 25th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology. Spencer, S. N. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 2 p. 41

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Belief-based agent explanations to encourage behaviour change

Abdulrahman, A., Richards, D., Ranjbartabar, H. & Mascarenhas, S., 1 Jul 2019, ACM IVA '19 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 176-178 3 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Connecting users, data and utilization: a demand-side analysis of open government data

Wang, D., Richards, D. & Chen, C., 1 Jan 2019, Information in Contemporary Society: 14th International Conference, iConference 2019, Proceedings. Taylor, N. G., Christian-Lamb, C., Martin, M. H. & Nardi, B. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer-VDI-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, p. 488-500 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11420 LNCS).

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1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling therapeutic alliance using a user-aware explainable embodied conversational agent to promote treatment adherence

Abdulrahman, A. & Richards, D., 1 Jul 2019, ACM IVA '19 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 248-251 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Speech Act Theory as an evaluation tool for human–agent communication

Hanna, N. & Richards, D., 2019, In : Algorithms. 12, 4, p. 1-17 17 p., 79.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Teaching user centered conceptual design using cross-cultural personas and peer reviews for a large cohort of students

Anvari, F., Richards, D., Hitchens, M. & Tran, H. M. T., 27 May 2019, Proceedings 2019 IEEE/ACM 41st International Conference on Software Engineering: Software Engineering Education and Training ICSE-SEET 2019. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 62-73 12 p. 8802096

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Towards a method for creating personas with knowledge and cognitive process for user centered design of a learning application

Anvari, F., Tran, H. M. T., Richards, D. & Hitchens, M., 27 May 2019, Proceedings 2019 IEEE/ACM 12th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering: CHASE 2019. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 123-130 8 p.

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Understanding individual differences in users’ preferences and responses to an Intelligent Virtual Advisor for reducing study stress

Ranjbartabar, H. & Richards, D., 1 Jan 2019, Advances in Information Systems Development: Designing Digitalization. Andersson, B., Johansson, B., Barry, C., Lang, M., Linger, H. & Schneider, C. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 34. p. 227-245 19 p. (Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation; vol. 34).

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What are we measuring anyway? A literature survey of questionnaires used in studies reported in the Intelligent Virtual Agent conferences

Fitrianie, S., Bruijnes, M., Richards, D., Abdulrahman, A. & Brinkman, W-P., 1 Jul 2019, IVA '19 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 159-161 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

An analysis of interaction between users and open government data portals in data acquisition process

Wang, D., Richards, D. & Chen, C., 1 Jan 2018, Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems: 15th Pacific Rim Knowledge Acquisition Workshop, PKAW 2018, Proceedings. Yoshida, K. & Lee, M. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 184-200 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11016 LNAI).

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An empathic virtual medical specialist: It's not what you say but how you say it

Richards, D. & Caldwell, P., 24 Apr 2018, Proceedings of the 2017 23rd International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, VSMM 2017. Goodman, L. & Addison, A. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vol. 2018-January. p. 1-8 8 p.

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A prioritization-based analysis of local open government data portals: a case study of Chinese province-level governments

Wang, D., Chen, C. & Richards, D., 1 Oct 2018, In : Government Information Quarterly. 35, 4, p. 644-656 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment criteria for parents to determine the trustworthiness of maternal and child health apps: a pilot study

Scott, K. M., Richards, D. & Londos, G., 1 May 2018, In : Health and Technology. 8, 1-2, p. 63-70 8 p.

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Exploring the influence of a human-like dancing virtual character on the evocation of human emotion

Roxas, J. C., Richards, D., Bilgin, A. & Hanna, N., 2018, In : Behaviour and Information Technology. 37, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Holistic Personas and the Five-Dimensional Framework to assist practitioners in designing context-aware Accounting Information System e-Learning applications

Tran, H. M. T., Anvari, F. & Richards, D., 2018, Context-aware systems and applications, and nature of computation and communication: 6th International Conference, ICCASA 2017, and 3rd International Conference, ICTCC 2017, Tam Ky, Vietnam, November 23-24, 2017, Proceedings. Vinh, P. C., Cuong, N. H. H. & Vassev, E. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 184-194 11 p. (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST; vol. 217).

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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How RU? Finding out when to help students

Ranjbartabar, H., Richards, D. & Kutay, C., 2018, Advances on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC-2017). Xhafa, F., Caballé, S. & Barolli, L. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 565-575 11 p. (Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies; vol. 13).

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Improving health outcomes sooner rather than later via an interactive website and virtual specialist

Richards, D. & Caldwell, P., Sep 2018, In : IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 22, 5, p. 1699-1706 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Incremental acquisition of values to deal with cybersecurity ethical dilemmas

Richards, D., Dignum, V., Ryan, M. & Hitchens, M., 1 Jan 2018, Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems: 15th Pacific Rim Knowledge Acquisition Workshop, PKAW 2018, Proceedings. Yoshida, K. & Lee, M. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 32-45 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11016 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Personas with knowledge and cognitive process: tools for teaching conceptual design

Anvari, F. & Richards, D., 2018, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2018). Tanabu, M. & Senoo, D. (eds.). Japan: Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, p. 1178-1191 14 p.

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Preface

Bogdanovych, A., Richards, D., Simoff, S., Pelachaud, C., Heylen, D. & Trescak, T., 5 Nov 2018, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA'18). Boganovych, A., Richards, D., Simoff, S., Pelachaud, C., Heylen, D. & Trescak, T. (eds.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. I-II 2 p. (Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introduction

Sarah the virtual advisor to reduce study stress

Ranjbartabar, H., Richards, D., Kutay, C. & Mascarenhas, S., 1 Jan 2018, 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2018. International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS), Vol. 3. p. 1829-1831 3 p.

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Shared planning for building human-agent therapeutic alliance

Abdulrahman, A., Richards, D. & Mascarenhas, S., 5 Nov 2018, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2018. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 335-336 2 p.

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Students’ responses to a humanlike approach to elicit emotion in an educational virtual world

Ranjbartabar, H., Richards, D., Makhija, A. & Jacobson, M. J., 1 Jan 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education: 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Penstein Rosé, C., Martínez-Maldonado, R., Hoppe, H. U., Luckin, R., Mavrikis, M., Porayska-Pomsta, K., McLaren, B. & du Boulay, B. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 291-295 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10948 LNAI).

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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The influence of gender, personality, cognitive and affective student engagement on academic engagement in educational virtual worlds

Makhija, A., Richards, D., de Haan, J., Dignum, F. & Jacobson, M. J., 1 Jan 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education: 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings, Part I. Penstein Rosé, C., Martínez-Maldonado, R., Hoppe, H. U., Luckin, R., Mavrikis, M., Porayska-Pomsta, K., McLaren, B. & du Boulay, B. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 297-310 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10947 LNAI).

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Towards realtime adaptation: uncovering user models from experimental data

Richards, D., Bilgin, A. A., Ranjbartabar, H. & Makhija, A., 1 Jan 2018, Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems: 15th Pacific Rim Knowledge Acquisition Workshop, PKAW 2018, Proceedings. Yoshida, K. & Lee, M. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 46-60 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11016 LNAI).

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Users’ perceptions of empathic dialogue cues: a data-driven approach to provide tailored empathy

Richards, D., Bilgin, A. A. & Ranjbartabar, H., 5 Nov 2018, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2018. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 35-42 8 p.

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Virtual humans to manage epistemic emotions in educational virtual worlds

Ranjbartabar, H., Richards, D. & Makhija, A., 5 Nov 2018, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2018. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 325-326 2 p.

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2017

Aiding learning efficiency in virtual worlds

De Haan, J., Richards, D. & Dignum, F., 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 23rd International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, VSMM 2017. Goodman, L. & Addison, A. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vol. 2018-January. p. 1-8 8 p.

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A learning analytics pilot in Moodle and its impact on developing organisational capacity in a university

Froissard, J. C., Liu, D., Richards, D. & Atif, A., 2017, Me, Us, IT!: Proceedings ASCILITE2017: 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education. Partridge, H., Davis, K. & Thomas, J. (eds.). Queensland: University of Southern Queensland, p. 73-77 5 p.

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An empirical investigation of the influence of persona with personality traits on conceptual design

Anvari, F., Richards, D., Hitchens, M., Babar, M. A., Tran, H. M. T. & Busch, P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Systems and Software. 134, p. 324-339 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Changing stigmatizing attitudes to mental health via education and contact with embodied conversational agents

Sebastian, J. & Richards, D., 1 Aug 2017, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 73, p. 479-488 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Education and contact strategies to reduce stigmatising attitudes towards anorexia nervosa among university students

Sebastian, J., Richards, D. & Bilgin, A., 1 Dec 2017, In : Health Education Journal. 76, 8, p. 906-922 17 p.

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Intimately intelligent virtual agents: Knowing the human beyond sensory input

Richards, D., 2017, ISIAA 2017: Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGCHI International Workshop on Investigating Social Interactions with Artificial Agents. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 39-40 2 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Introducing a multiple model for evaluating user engagement in educational virtual worlds

Nezami, O. M. & Richards, D., 18 Feb 2017, ICCAE 2017: Proceedings of 2017 9th International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 16-20 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Semi-supervised detection of student engagement

Mohamad Nezami, O., Richards, D. & Hamey, L., 16 Jul 2017, PACIS 2017: Proceedings of 21st Pacfici-Asia Conference on Information Systems. Atlanta, GA: AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), p. 2-8 7 p. 157

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Student designed virtual teacher feedback

Ranjbartabar, H. & Richards, D., 18 Feb 2017, ICCAE 2017: Proceedings of 2017 9th International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 26-30 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Students and employers don't see eye to eye: the case of information systems, information technology and engineering

Lin-Stephens, S., Smith, S., Richards, D., Pang, V., Uesi, J. & Athanasou, J., 18 Jul 2017, PACIS 2017: Proceedings of the 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems. Langkawi Island, Malaysia: AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), p. 3-16 14 p. 120

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Using virtual reality technology to improve reality for young people with chronic health conditions

Alsharbi, B. & Richards, D., 18 Feb 2017, ICCAE 2017: Proceedings of 2017 9th International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 11-15 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

A method to identify talented aspiring designers in use of personas with personality

Anvari, F. & Richards, D., 2016, Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - 10th International Conference, ENASE 2015, Revised Selected Papers. Maciaszek, L. A. & Filipe, J. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 599. p. 40-61 22 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 599).

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3 Citations (Scopus)

A theory of change for student-led academic integrity

Richards, D., Saddiqui, S., White, F., McGuigan, N. & Homewood, J., 1 Sep 2016, In : Quality in Higher Education. 22, 3, p. 242-259 18 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

A virtual emotional freedom therapy practitioner (demonstration)

Ranjbartabar, H. & Richards, D., 2016, AAMAS 2016: Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. Thangarajah, J., Tuyls, K., Jonker, C. & Marsella, S. (eds.). International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS), p. 1471-1473 3 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond honour codes: bringing students into the academic integrity equation

Richards, D., Saddiqui, S., McGuigan, N. & Homewood, J., 2016, In : Higher Education Review. 49, 1, p. 75-99 25 p.

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Blending two virtual realities: using Google Glass to explore a virtual reality model of the Villa of Good Fortune at Olynthus

Dalmazzo, J., Richards, D., Porte, J., Beness, L., Tristant, Y. & Hillard, T., 2016, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM 2016). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-8 8 p. 7863175

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Building a working alliance with a knowledge based system through an embodied conversational agent

Richards, D. & Caldwell, P., 2016, Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Intelligent Systems - 14th Pacific Rim Knowledge Acquisition Workshop, PKAW 2016, Proceedings. Ohwada, H. & Yoshida, K. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 9806. p. 213-227 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9806).

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Computational scientific inquiry with virtual worlds and agent-based models: new ways of doing science to learn science

Jacobson, M. J., Taylor, C. E. & Richards, D., 16 Nov 2016, In : Interactive Learning Environments. 24, 8, p. 2080-2108 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Digital knowledge ecosystem for achieving sustainable agriculture production: a case study from Sri Lanka

Ginige, A., Walisadeera, A. I., Ginige, T., De Silva, L., Di Giovanni, P., Mathai, M., Goonetillake, J., Wikramanayake, G., Vitiello, G., Sebillo, M., Tortora, G., Richards, D. & Jain, R., 22 Dec 2016, DSAA 2016 : 3rd IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics: proceedings. Piscataway, N. J: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 602-611 10 p. 7796947

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10 Citations (Scopus)