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

    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. , Newell, A. , Lines, L. , MacAulay, C. , Sloan, D. , Trewin, S. , Rogers, W. , Whitney, G. & 5 others 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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