Alan Newell

Professor Alan Newell MBE FRSE FBCS HFRCSLT

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  1. Designing Inclusively For Technology in Everyday life

    Lim, C. S. C. & Newell, A. 15 Sep 2016 Gerotechnology 2.0: Research, Practice And Principles In Thefield Of Technology And Aging. Kwon, S. (ed.). New York: Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  2. Forum theatre as a method for user requirement elicitation for home care

    Hine, N. A., Martin, C. J., Newell, A. F. & Arnott, J. L. 2012 Advances in home care technologies: results of the MATCH project . Turner, K. J. (ed.). Amsterdam: IOS Press, p. 162-182 21 p. (Assistive technology research series; vol. 31)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  3. Information technology for communication and cognitive support

    Pullin, G., Newell, A., Carmichael, A., Gregor, P., Alm, N., Waller, A. & Hanson, V. 2012 The human-computer interaction handbook: fundamentals, evolving technologies, and emerging applications. Jacko, J. A. (ed.). 3rd ed. CRC Press, p. 863-891 29 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  4. Usability, demography, and directions for W4A

    Newell, A. F. 2012 W4A '12: proceedings of the International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility . New York: Association for Computing Machinery

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  5. Experiences with professional theatre for awareness raising

    Newell, A. F., Morgan, M. E., Gibson, L. & Forbes, P. Nov 2011 In : Interacting with Computers. 23, 6, p. 594-603 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. User-sensitive inclusive design

    Newell, A. F., Gregor, P., Morgan, M., Pullin, G. & Macaulay, C. Aug 2011 In : Universal Access in the Information Society. 10, 3, p. 235-243 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Innovations in user sensitive design, research and development

    Adams, R., Newell, A. & Gregor, P. 2011 In : Universal Access in the Information Society. 10, 3, p. 231-233 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  8. An interactive tool to promote musical creativity in people with dementia

    Riley, P., Alm, N. & Newell, A. May 2009 In : Computers in Human Behavior. 25, 3, p. 599-608 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Dundee User Centre - a space where older people and technology meet

    Forbes, P., Gibson, L., Hanson, V. L., Gregor, P. & Newell, A. F. 2009 Assets '09: proceedings of the 11th international ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. Trewin, S. & McCoy, K. F. (eds.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 231-232 2 p.

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

  10. Older workers and communication technology: implications for training and employment

    Czaja, S., Lee, C., Hanson, V. L., Newell, A. F., Richards, J. T. & Gibson, L. 2009 In : Gerontologist. 49, Suppl. 2, p. 446-446 1 p., Session 1800

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  11. Older workers and communication technology: implications for training and employment

    Czaja, S., Lee, S., Hanson, V., Newell, A., Richards, J. T. & Gibson, L. 2009

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  12. "Accessibility Challenge" - a game show investigating the accessibility of computer systems for disabled people

    Morgan, M., Hanson, V., Martin, C., Hughes, J. & Newell, A. 2008 CHI EA '08 : CHI '08 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 2609-2610 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  13. Creating innovative partnerships with users in developing assistive technology

    Alm, N. & Newell, A. 2008 Computers Helping People with Special Needs: 11th International Conference, ICCHP 2008, Linz, Austria, July 9-11, 2008. Proceedings. Miesenberger, K., Klaus, J., Zagler, W. & Karshmer, A. (eds.). Berlin: Springer , p. 130-137 8 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 5105)

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

  14. Creating innovative partnerships with users in developing assistive technology

    Alm, N. & Newell, A. 2008 Computers Helping People with Special Needs: 11th International Conference, ICCHP 2008, Linz, Austria, July 9-11, 2008. Proceedings. Miesenberger, K., Klaus, J., Zagler, W. & Karshmer, A. (eds.). Berlin: Springer Verlag, p. 130-137 8 p. (Lecture notes in computer science ; vol. 5105)

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

  15. Sonic mapping: towards engaging the user in the design of sound for computerized artifacts

    Coleman, G. W., MacAulay, C. & Newell, A. F. 2008 NordiCHI ' 08: Proceedings of the 5th Nordic conference on Human-computer interaction: building bridges. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 83-92 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  16. The efficacy of narrative video for raising awareness in ICT designers about older users' requirements

    Carmichael, A., Newell, A. & Morgan, M. Dec 2007 In : Interacting with Computers. 19, 5-6, p. 587-596 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Designing computer systems for and with older users

    Newell, A. & 24 others Alm, N., Carmichael, A., Dewsbury, G., Dickinson, L., Forlizzi, J., Goodman, J., Hanson, V., Hawthorn, D., Hill, R., Hoey, J., Jacko, J., Keith, S., Kurniawan, S., Lines, L., MacAulay, C., Sloan, D., Trewin, S., Rogers, W., Whitney, G., Renaud, K., Slack, F., Wright, P., Dickinson, A. & Gregor, P. 1 Jul 2007 In : Behaviour and Information Technology. 26, 4, p. 273-274 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  18. An interactive entertainment system usable by elderly people with dementia

    Alm, N., Astell, A., Gowans, G., Dye, R., Ellis, M., Vaughan, P. & Newell, A. F. 2007 Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Ambient Interaction: 4th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, UAHCI 2007 Held as Part of HCI International 2007 Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007 Proceedings, Part II. Stephanidis, C. (ed.). Berlin: Springer , p. 617-623 7 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 4555)

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

  19. An interactive entertainment system usable by elderly people with dementia

    Alm, N., Astell, A., Gowans, G., Dye, R., Ellis, M., Vaughan, P. & Newell, A. 2007

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  20. Approaches to web search and navigation for older computer novices

    Dickinson, A., Smith, M. J., Arnott, J. L., Newell, A. F. & Hill, R. L. 2007 CHI '07 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 281-290 10 p.

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

  21. Focussing on extra-ordinary users

    Pullin, G. & Newell, A. 2007 Universal Acess in Human Computer Interaction. Coping with Diversity: th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, UAHCI 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007, Proceedings, Part I. Stephanidis, C. (ed.). Berlin: Springer , p. 253-262 10 p. (Lecture notes in computer science ; vol. 4554)

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

  22. Focussing on extra-ordinary users

    Pullin, G. & Newell, A. 2007

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  23. Forum theatre as a requirements gathering methodology in the design of a home telecommunication system for older adults

    Rice, M., Newell, A. & Morgan, M. 2007 In : Behaviour and Information Technology. 26, 4, p. 323-331 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Interface between two disciplines: the development of theatre as a research tool

    Morgan, M. & Newell, A. 2007 Human-Computer Interaction. Interaction Design and Usability: 12th International Conference, HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007, Proceedings, Part I. Jacko, J. A. (ed.). Berlin: Springer , p. 184-193 10 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 4550)

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

  25. Methodologies for involving older adults in the design process

    Newell, A., Arnott, J., Carmichael, A. & Morgan, M. 2007 Universal Access in Human Computer Interaction. Coping with Diversity: 4th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, UAHCI 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007, Proceedings, Part I. Stephanidis, C. (ed.). Berlin: Springer , p. 982-989 8 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 4554)

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

  26. Methodologies for involving older adults in the design process

    Newell, A., Arnott, J., Carmichael, A. & Morgan, M. 2007

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  27. The use of theatre in requirements gathering and usability studies

    Newell, A., Carmichael, A., Morgan, M. & Dickinson, A. Sep 2006 In : Interacting with Computers. 18, 5, p. 996-1011 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Requirements gathering using drama for computer vision-based monitoring in supportive home environments

    McKenna, S., Marquis-Faulkes, F., Newell, A. & Gregor, P. May 2006 In : Gerontechnology. 5, 1, p. 29-45 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Theatre as an intermediary between users and CHI designers

    Newell, A. F., Morgan, M. E., Gregor, P. & Carmichael, A. 1 Jan 2006 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems : CHI EA 2006; Montreal, QC; Canada; 22 April 2006 through 27 April 2006. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 111-116 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  30. Designing a portal for older users: a case study of an industrial/academic collaboration

    Newell, A., Dickinson, A., Smith, M. J. & Gregor, P. 2006 In : ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 13, 3, p. 347-375 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. HCI for older and disabled people in the Queen Mother Research Centre at Dundee University, Scotland

    Newell, A. F., Gregor, P. & Alm, N. 2006 Proceedings of CHI 06' Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems . New York, N.Y.: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 299-302 4 p.

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

  32. Listen to this - using ethnography to inform the design of auditory interfaces

    Coleman, G. W., MacAulay, C. & Newell, A. F. 2006 Haptic and Audio Interaction Design: First International Workshop, HAID 2006, Glasgow, UK, August 31 - September 1, 2006. Proceedings. McGookin, D. & Brewster, S. (eds.). Berlin: Springer , p. 133-144 12 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 4129)

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

  33. Listen to this - using ethnography to inform the design of auditory interfaces

    Coleman, G. W., MacAulay, C. & Newell, A. F. 2006

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  34. Introducing the Internet to the over-60s: Developing an email system for older novice computer users

    Dickinson, A., Newell, A. F., Smith, M. J. & Hill, R. L. Dec 2005 In : Interacting with Computers. 17, 6, p. 621-642 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Gathering the requirements for a fall monitor using drama and video with older people

    Marquis-Faulkes, F., McKenna, S. J., Newell, A. F. & Gregor, P. Jan 2005 In : Technology and Disability. 17, 4, p. 227-236 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Disability and technology: building barriers or creating opportunities?

    Gregor, P., Sloan, D. & Newell, A. F. 2005 Advances in Computers. Academic Press, Vol. 64, p. 283-346 64 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  37. Technology in cognitive rehabilitation: introduction

    Gregor, P. & Newell, A. 1 Mar 2004 In : Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 14, 1-2 SPEC. ISS., p. 1-3 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Usable technology?: Challenges in designing a memory aid with current electronic devices

    Inglis, E. A., Szymkowiak, A., Gregor, P., Newell, A. F., Hine, N., Wilson, B. A., Evans, J. & Shah, P. 2004 In : Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 14, 1-2 , p. 77-87 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Scenario-based Drama as a Tool for Investigating User Requirements with Application to Home Monitoring for Elderly People

    Marquis-Faulkes, F., McKenna, S. J., Gregor, P. & Newell, A. F. 2003 Human-Centred Computing: Cognitive, Social and Ergonomic Aspects. Harris, D., Duffy, V., Smith, M. & Stephanidis, C. (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, Vol. 3, p. 512-516 5 p.

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

  40. Design for older and disabled people - where do we go from here?

    Newell, A. & Gregor, P. Nov 2002 In : Universal Access in the Information Society. 2, 1, p. 3-7 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Ongoing investigation of the ways in which some of the problems encountered by some dyslexics can be alleviated using computer techniques

    Dickinson, A., Gregor, P. & Newell, A. F. Jul 2002 p. 97-103 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  42. Assets: where do we go from here?

    Newell, A. F. 1 Jan 2002 ASSETS '02: the 5th International ACM SIGCAPH Conference on Assistive Technologies. Jacko, J. A. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 1-3 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  43. Designing for dynamic diversity: Interfaces for older people

    Gregor, P., Newell, A. F. & Zajicek, M. 2002 Assets '02: Proceedings of the fifth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 151-156 6 p.

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

  44. "User sensitive inclusive design" - in search of a new paradigm

    Newell, A. F. & Gregor, P. 2000 CUU '00 : Proceedings on the 2000 conference on Universal Usability . Scholtz, J. & Thomas, J. (eds.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 39-44 6 p.

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

  45. "User sensitive inclusive design" - in search of a new paradigm

    Newell, A. F. & Gregor, P. 2000

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  46. The application of computing technology to interpersonal communication at the University of Dundee's Department of Applied Computing

    Gregor, P., Alm, N., Arnott, J. & Newell, A. F. 1999 In : Technology and Disability. 10, 2, p. 107-113 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Towards a narrative-based augmentative communication system

    Waller, A. & Newell, A. F. Dec 1997 In : European Journal of Disorders of Communication. 32, S3, p. 289-306 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Developing AAC technologies: a personal story and philosophy

    Newell, A. F. & Alm, N. 1994 In : European Journal of Disorders of Communication. 29, 4, p. 399-411 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Techniques for improving computer-assisted communication for physically impaired non-vocal people through using prestored extended texts

    ALM, N., Arnott, J. L. & Newell, A. F. 1994 1994 IEEE international conference on systems, man, and cybernetics - : humans, information and technology. New york: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 1446-1451 6 p.

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

  50. Adding momentum to human abilities: lessons from research into computer-based systems for people with physical impairments

    Alm, N., McKinlay, A., Newell, A. F. & Arnott, J. L. 1993 Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 1993: systems engineering in the service of humans. Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, Vol. 4, p. 356-360 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  51. Prediction and conversational momentum in an augmentative communication system

    Alm, N., Arnott, J. L. & Newell, A. F. 1 May 1992 In : Communications of the ACM. 35, 5, p. 46-57 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. A survey of the communication-impaired population of Tayside

    Brophy-Arnott, M. B., Newell, A. F., Arnott, J. L. & Condie, D. 1992 In : European Journal of Disorders of Communication. 27, 2, p. 159-173 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Syntax PAL: a system to improve the written syntax of language-impaired users.

    Morris, C., Newell, A., Booth, L., Ricketts, I. & Arnott, J. 1992 In : Assistive Technology : The Official Journal of RESNA. 4, 2, p. 51-59 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. The design of a memory efficient Palantype Transcription System

    Dye, R., Arnott, J. L. & Newell, A. F. May 1991 In : International Journal of Man-Machine Studies. 34, 5, p. 615-630 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Extraordinary computer/human operation

    Filz, G., Peddie, H., Arnott, J. L., Cairns, A. Y. & Newell, A. F. 1990 In : Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 28, 1, p. 203-203 1 p., 255

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Listening typewriter simulation studies

    Newell, A. F., Arnott, J. L., Carter, K. & Cruickshank, G. 1990 In : International Journal of Man-Machine Studies. 33, 1, p. 1-19 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Technology for the disabled... future research needs

    Newell, A. F. 1 Jan 1989 In : Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology. 13, 1-2, p. 156-157 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Discourse analysis and pragmatics in the design of a conversation prosthesis

    Alm, N., Arnott, J. L. & Newell, A. F. 1989 In : Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology. 13, 1-2, p. 10-12 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. A communication aid which models conversational patterns

    Alm, N., Newell, A. & Arnott, J. 1987 Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology. Steele, R. D. & William, G. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: RESNA-Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, p. 127-129 3 p.

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

  60. The use of syntax in a predictive communication aid for the physically handicapped

    Swiffin, A. L., Arnott, J. L. & Newell, A. F. 1987 Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology. Steele, R. D. & Gerrey, W. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: RESNA-Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, p. 124-126 3 p.

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

  61. The therapeutic applications of computerised games

    Winter, J., Newell, A. F. & Arnott, J. L. Nov 1985 In : International Journal of Bio-Medical Computing. 17, 3-4, p. 285-293 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. An adaptive editor for shorthand transcription systems

    Dye, R., Newell, A. & Arnott, J. 1985 Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT'84: Human-Computer Interaction. Shackel, B. (ed.). London: North-Holland Publishing Company, p. 157-161 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  63. Introducing microcomputers into occupational therapy: UK experience

    Newell, A. F. & Arnott, J. L. 1985 Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology: technology - a bridge to independence. Washington, D.C.: Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, p. 200-202 3 p.

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

  64. PAL: an effort efficient portable communication aid and keyboard emulator.

    Swiffin, A. L., Pickering, J. A., Arnott, J. L. & Newell, A. F. 1985 Technology-A Bridge to Independence.: RESNA '85. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology . Brubaker, . C. (ed.). Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, p. 197-199 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  65. Machine shorthand transcription used as an aid for the hearing impaired and in commercial environments.

    Newell, A. F., Downton, A. C., Brooks, C. P. & Arnott, J. L. 1984 Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Rehabilitation Engineering, combined with the RESNA 7th Annual Conference. Bethesda, Md.: Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, p. 559-560 2 p.

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

  66. Operator error performance and keyboard evaluation in Palantype machine shorthand

    Downtown, A. C., Newell, A. F. & Arnott, J. L. Jun 1980 In : Applied Ergonomics. 11, 2, p. 73-80 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. A comparison of palantype and stenograph for use in a speech transcription aid for the deaf

    Arnott, J. L., Newell, A. F. & Downton, A. C. 1 Jan 1979 In : Journal of Biomedical Engineering. 1, 3, p. 201-210 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


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