Electronic programme guide design for pre-school children

Joly, A.V., PEMBERTON, LYN and GRIFFITHS, RICHARD (2008) Electronic programme guide design for pre-school children In: Proceedings of the 6th European Conference, EUROITV 2008, Salzburg, Austria, 3-4 July, 2008.

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Abstract

The proliferation of audiovisual content available for young children brings with it the need for an appropriate Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) that meets needs and preferences of pre-schoolers. Two approaches to the design of such a service are discussed. Firstly, a range of existing guidelines on interactive television applications, personalized recommendation systems and interaction design for children are reviewed, in the context of theories of child development. Secondly, we explore the potential for children’s collaboration during the categorization process to create a user-appropriate information architecture and interface.

Item Type:Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Electronic Programme Guide; Children; Interactive Television
Subjects:G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G400 Computing
DOI (a stable link to the resource):10.1007/978-3-540-69478-6_35
Faculties:Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > Interactive Technologies
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ID Code:9774
Deposited By:Converis
Deposited On:25 Jan 2012 12:44
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