Waller, Annalu

Professor

  • Professor & Personal Chair of Human Communication Technologies, Computing
  • 1321 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
1992 …2022
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Research Output 1992 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)

Developing a Task Switching Training Game for Children With a Rare Genetic Syndrome Linked to Intellectual Disability

Robb, N., Waller, A. & Woodcock, K. A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Simulation and Gaming. 50, 2, p. 160-179 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Software design
Switches
Intellectual disability
Evaluation
Serious games

Digital Assistive Technology Education and Training

Waller, A., 27 Aug 2019, Proceedings of AAATE 2019 Conference Global Challenges in Assistive Technology: Research, Policy & Practice: Technology and Disability. Desideri, L., de Witte, L., Chattat, R. & Hoogerwerf, E-J. (eds.). Supp 1 ed. Holland: IOS Press, Vol. 31. p. 158 1 p.

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

education
occupational therapy
computer science
engineer
disability
36 Downloads (Pure)

Expecting the Unexpected in Participatory Design

Constantin, A., Korte, J., Fails, J. A., Alexandru, C. A., Dragomir, M., Pain, H., Good, J., Garzotto, F., Eriksson, E. & Waller, A., 2 May 2019, CHI EA 2019 - Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 1-4 4 p. SIG07. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

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

Open Access
File

Exploring the Role of Assistive Technologist within a Special Education Setting

Norrie, C., Waller, A. & Hannah, B., 27 Aug 2019, AAATE 2019 Conference: Global Challenges in Assistive Technology: Research, Policy & Practice. Desideri, L., de Witte, L., Chattat, R. & Hoogerwerf, E-J. (eds.). Supp 1 ed. Holland: IOS Press, Vol. 31. p. 48-49 1 p.

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

special education
communication
special education school
classroom
multiple disabilities
2 Downloads (Pure)

Learning to Self-Manage by Intelligent Monitoring, Prediction and Intervention

Wiratunga, N., Corsar, D., Martin, K., Wijekoon, A., Elyan, E., Cooper, K., Ibrahim, Z., Celiktutan, O., Dobson, R. J., McKenna, S., Morris, J., Waller, A., Abd-Alhammed, R., Qahwaji, R. & Chaudhuri, R., 2019, KDH 2019: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery in Healthcare Data. Wiratunga, N., Coenen, F. & Sani, S. (eds.). Germany: CEUR-WS, Vol. 2429. p. 60-67 8 p. 10. (CEUR Workshop Proceedings).

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

Open Access
File
Monitoring

Presentation Matters: A Design Study of Different Keyboard Layouts to Investigate the Use of Prediction for AAC

Black, R., Waller, A. & Mckillop, C., 27 Aug 2019, AAATE 2019 Conference: Global Challenges in Assistive Technology: Research, Policy & Practice. Desideri, L., de Witte, L., Chattat, R. & Hoogerwerf, E-J. (eds.). Supp 1 ed. Holland: IOS Press, Vol. 31. p. 141-142 2 p.

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

Communication
Fingers
Mobile Applications
Interviews
Focus Groups

Pushing the Boundaries of Participatory Design with Children with Special Needs

Constantin, A., Korte, J., Falis, J. A., Good, J., Alexandru, C. A., Dragomir, M., Pain, H., Hourcade, J. P., Eriksson, E., Waller, A. & Garzotto, F., 12 Jun 2019, IDC '19: Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Interaction Design and Children. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 697-705 9 p.

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

best practice
lack
experience
Group
3 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Telling Tales: Unlocking the Potential of AAC Technologies

Waller, A., Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. 54, 2, p. 159-169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
File
alternative technology
communication technology
Communication
Technology
communication

Weaving accessibility through an undergraduate degree

Menzies, R., Tigwell, G. W., Tamhane, M. & Waller, A., 24 Oct 2019, ASSETS '19: 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 526-529 4 p.

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

Students
Communication
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Blending Human and Artificial Intelligence to Support Autistic Children’s Social Communication Skills

Porayska-Pomsta, K., Alcorn, A., Avramides, K., Beale, S., Bernardini, S., Foster, M-E., Frauenberger, C., Good, J., Guldberg, K., Keay-Bright, W., Kossyvaki, L., Lemon, O., Mademtzi, M., Menzies, R., Pain, H., Rajendran, G., Waller, A., Wass, S. & Smith, T. J., Dec 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 25, 6, 35 p., 35.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Artificial intelligence
Communication
Intelligent virtual agents
31 Downloads (Pure)

Developing a novel system to support language acquisition in children with CCN: An ethnographic study

Norrie, C., Waller, A. & Zhang, J., 21 Jul 2018, p. 269-270.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Language
Communication
Vocabulary
Light
Equipment and Supplies
19 Downloads (Pure)

Gathering egocentric video and other sensor data with AAC users to inform narrative prediction

Black, R., Rashid, Z. & Waller, A., 21 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Communication
Sensors
Real time systems
Tires
Ontology
13 Downloads (Pure)

How was your day? My Film, My Story! teaching method

Legel, M., Grove, N., Soto, G., Waller, A., Steenbergen, B., Van Balkom, H. & Deckers, S., 21 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
teaching method
communication
narrative
language
speech therapist
17 Downloads (Pure)

User Centred Design with Disabled Participants: A New SGD Interface Supporting Narrative Prediction

Black, R., Rashid, Z. & Waller, A., 21 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
User centered design
Communication
Software design
Mobile devices
Information technology
2017

A Science Saturday for All Ages: Presenting AAC at the National Museum of Scotland

Black, R. & Waller, A., Apr 2017, Communication Support World Network Newsletter, April 2018, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
museum
communication
science
Group

Empowering Disabled Educators

Waller, A., Cummins, K. & McGregor, A., 15 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

educator
communication
student
Group
learning disorder

Exploring new designs of predictive AAC with disabled participants

Waller, A., Black, R. & Rashid, Z., 15 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dyslexia
Technology
Research
Literacy
30 Downloads (Pure)

Involving people with severe speech and physical impairments in the early design of a context-aware AAC system

Waller, A., Black, R. & Rashid, Z., 10 Sep 2017, p. 34. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Application programs
Mobile devices
Software engineering
Communication systems
Availability

Musketeers for Storytelling and Film in AAC

Legel, M., Soto, G., Grove, N. & Waller, A., 12 Sep 2017, p. 40. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Motion Pictures
Language
Research
Special Education
Professional Education

Semantic Organization Preferences of AAC Users

Lyons, J., Melinger, A. & Waller, A., 12 Sep 2017, p. 52. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Sorting
Fires
Semantics
Engines
Ladders
narrative
participation
communication
conversation
student
2016

ACE-LP: Augmenting Communication using Environmental Data to drive Language Prediction

Black, R., Kristensson, P. O., McKenna, S., Zhang, J. & Waller, A., 6 Aug 2016. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Communication
Communication systems
Switches
Feedback
Sensors
159 Downloads (Pure)

ACE-LP: Augmenting Communication using Environmental Data to drive Language Prediction

Black, R., Kristensson, P. O., Zhang, J., Waller, A., Bano, S., Rashid, Z. & Norrie, C., 11 Sep 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Communication
Ontology
Communication systems
Switches
Feedback

Aphasia iPad User Group: Establishing a Collaboration between Users, Therapists and Researchers

Black, R., Waller, A., Hunter, L., Hanschell, A., Gasowski, E. & Gowland, H., 6 Aug 2016. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Aphasia
Focus Groups
Research Personnel
Language Therapy
Speech Therapy

Evaluating and Adapting an AAC Workshop Within an Undergraduate Medical Curriculum

Waller, A., Chung, C., Cummins, K., Kennedy, J. & McGregor, A., 11 Sep 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Curriculum
Education
Focus Groups
Volunteers
Communication
10 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)

Personal storytelling: Using Natural Language Generation for children with complex communication needs, in the wild...

Tintarev, N., Reiter, E., Black, R., Waller, A. & Reddington, J., 1 Aug 2016, In : International Journal of Human Computer Studies. 92-93, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
communication
Communication
language
school
recording
Communication
Ergonomics
50 Downloads (Pure)

Taxonomic and Thematic Semantic Organization of Adults with Cerebral Palsy

Melinger, A. & Waller, A., 11 Sep 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Video Interaction Guidance approach applied to teaching communication skills in dentistry

Quinn, S., Herron, D., Menzies, R., Scott, L., Black, R., Zhou, Y., Waller, A., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R., May 2016, In : European Journal of Dental Education. 20, 2, p. 94-101 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dentist
dentistry
Dentistry
Dentists
communication skills
2015

Erratum to: developing technology for autism: an interdisciplinary approach

Porayska-Pomsta, K., Frauenberger, C., Pain, H., Rajendran, G., Smith, T., Menzies, R., Foster, M. E., Alcorn, A., Wass, S., Bernardini, S., Avramides, K., Keay-Bright, W., Chen, J., Waller, A., Guldberg, K., Good, J. & Lemon, O., Aug 2015, In : Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 9, 5-6, p. 983 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Film as an augmentative tool for storytelling

Legel, M. & Waller, A., Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

young adult
research project
narrative
communication
2 Citations (Scopus)

The Development of TASTER, a Cognitive Training Game Using Human-Centered Design, Tailored for Children with Global and Specific Cognitive Impairments

Robb, N., Waller, A. & Woodcock, K., 2015, VS-Games 2015 - 7th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 7295788

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

The establishment of an iPad user group for adults with aphasia

Black, R., Waller, A., Hunter, L., Hanschell, A., Gasowski, E. & Gowland, H., Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

speech disorder
Group
school
group interest
language
2014

A new tool to support communication between dentist and patients with intellectual and communication disabilities

Herron, D., Menzies, R., Waller, A., Black, R., Quinn, S., Freeman, R., Zhou, Y., Humphris, G. M., Scott, L. & Elliot, G., 22 Jul 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Communication Disorders
Dentists
Intellectual Disability
Communication
Tooth
6 Citations (Scopus)
254 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Tooth
Communication
Intellectual Disability
Cues
Referral and Consultation

Applying the VR-CoDES in the dental context involving patients with complex communication needs

Zhou, Y., Black, R., Freeman, R., Herron, D., Humphris, G., Quinn, S., Scott, L. & Waller, A., 29 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tooth
Communication
Cues
Referral and Consultation
Mite Infestations
15 Citations (Scopus)

Definitions of eHealth

Cunningham, S. G., Wake, D. J., Waller, A. & Morris, A. D., 2014, eHealth, Care and Quality of Life. Gaddi, A., Capello, F. & Manca, M. (eds.). Milan: Springer-Verlag Italia s.r.l., p. 15-30 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Telemedicine
Technology
Industry
Equipment and Supplies

Natural language generation for augmented and assistive technologies

Tintarev, N., Reiter, E., Black, R. & Waller, A., May 2014, Natural language generation in interactive systems. Stent, A. & Bangalore, S. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 252-278

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Phoneme-based predictive text entry interface

Trinh, H., Waller, A., Vertanen, K., Kristensson, P. O. & Hanson, V. L., 20 Oct 2014, ASSETS '14 Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers & accessibility. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 351-352 2 p.

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

The usability of text entry systems now and in the future

Clawson, J., Brewster, S. A., Dunlop, M. D., Kristensson, P. O., Isokoski, P. M., Oulasvirta, A., Vertanen, K. & Waller, A., 30 Apr 2014, CHI EA '14 CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems . New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 1139-1142 4 p.

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

community
dialogue
communication
interaction
language
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using grounded theory methods to inform the design of an authoring tool

Constantin, A., Pain, H. & Waller, A., 2014, Proceedings of the 28th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference: Sand, Sea and Sky - Holiday HCI, HCI 2014. Read, J., Horton, M., Sim, G. & Fitton, D. (eds.). Southport, UK: BCS Learning and Development Ltd, p. 177-182 6 p. (Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)).

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

Valuing the user voice in the design of communication technologies

Black, R., Herron, D., Waller, A., Scott, L., Menzies, R., Freeman, R., Quinn, S., Humphris, G. M. & Zhou, Y., 30 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chronicles: supporting conversational narrative in alternative and augmentative communication

Waller, A., Menzies, R., Herron, D., Prior, S., Black, R. & Kroll, T., 2013, Human-Computer Interaction INTERACT 2013 : 14th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2-6, 2013, Proceedings, Part II. Kotzé, P., Marsden, G., Lindgaard, G., Wesson, J. & Winckler, M. (eds.). Berlin: Springer , p. 364-371 8 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 8118).

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

Communication
Linguistics
Communication systems
4 Citations (Scopus)

Grand challenges in text entry

Kristensson, P. O., Brewster, S., Clawson, J., Dunlop, M., Findlater, L., Isokoski, P., Martin, B., Oulasvirta, A., Vertanen, K. & Waller, A., 2013, CHI '13 : 2013 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 3315-3318 4 p.

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

Communication
Human computer interaction
Processing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Informing the design of an authoring tool for developing social stories

Constantin, A., Pain, H. & Waller, A., Sep 2013, Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2013 : 14th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Proceedings. Kotzé, P., Marsden, G., Lindgaard, G., Wesson, J. & Winckler, M. (eds.). Part II ed. Springer , p. 546-553 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8118 LNCS, no. PART 2).

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

Authoring Tools
Social Interaction
Communication
Prototype
Design
3 Citations (Scopus)

Involving clinical staff in the design of a support tool to improve dental communication for patients with intellectual disabilities

Menzies, R., Herron, D., Scott, L., Freeman, R. & Waller, A., 22 Oct 2013, ASSETS '13: proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility . New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 2 p.

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

Intellectual Disability
Tooth
Communication
Dentists
Education
5 Citations (Scopus)

My diabetes my way: an electronic personal health record for diabetes

Cunningham, S. G., Wake, D. J., Waller, A., Morris, A. D. & Walker, J., 2013, In : British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease. 13, 3, p. 143-149 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal Health Records
Electronic Health Records
Scotland
Self Care
Secondary Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Natural language generation for augmentative and assistive technologies

Tintarev, N., Reiter, E., Black, R. & Waller, A., 1 Jan 2013, Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems. Cambridge University Press, p. 252-278 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication
Communication systems
Manual control
Speech synthesis
3 Citations (Scopus)
Communication
Human computer interaction