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|Title:||Place meaning and the visually impaired: The impact of sound parameters on place attachment and identity||Authors:||Rizopoulos, Charalampos
|Keywords:||Affect;Location-aware applications;Place meaning;Soundscape||Category:||Computer and Information Sciences||Field:||Natural Sciences||Issue Date:||1-Jan-2014||Publisher:||Springer Verlag||Source:||8th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, UAHCI 2014 - Held as Part of 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2014; Heraklion; Greece; 22 June 2014 through 27 June 2014||DOI:||10.1007/978-3-319-07446-7_74||Abstract:||This paper outlines some theoretical considerations regarding the concept of place meaning as applied to populations of visually impaired users of mobile location-based applications. The concept of place meaning and its constituent elements, place attachment and place identity, are explored in detail and a research design on place meaning for visually impaired smartphone users is outlined as a first step toward the systematic investigation of the differences in the creation of place attachment and place identity between sighted and visually impaired individuals as a result of auditory stimuli emerging from the urban soundscape.||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9669||ISBN:||978-331907445-0||Rights:||© 2014 Springer International Publishing.||Type:||Conference Papers|
|Appears in Collections:||Δημοσιεύσεις σε συνέδρια/Conference papers|
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