Content analysis of a rural community’s interaction with its cultural heritage through a longitudinal display deployment

Trien V. Do, Keith Cheverst, Nick Taylor

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    Abstract

    In this paper we present content analysis related to our longitudinal deployment of the Wray Photo Display within a rural village community. The situated display based system enables village residents to upload images (typically photos) relating to their community for viewing by fellow residents and visitors to the village. Residents can also provide a response to pictures via the system’s commenting feature. A content analysis has revealed that the majority of images uploaded to the system relate to the cultural heritage of the village (across both ‘past’ and ‘contemporary’ categories). Furthermore, analysis of the comments relating to these images reveals a wide range of use, including: clarification (e.g. the subject of the photo or the period when it was taken), identification (e.g. identification of relatives in the photo) and narratives (e.g. “...my mum & dad rented from Mr Phillipson who lived next door...").
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBritish HCI 2015
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference 2015
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
    Pages46-55
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)9781450336437
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    Event2015 British Human Computer Interaction Conference - Brayford Pool campus of the University of Lincoln, Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Duration: 13 Jul 201517 Jul 2015
    http://british-hci2015.org/

    Conference

    Conference2015 British Human Computer Interaction Conference
    Abbreviated titleBritish HCI 2015
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    CityLincoln
    Period13/07/1517/07/15
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