ISPR 2011

International Society for Presence Research Annual Conference – ISPR 2011

October 26 – 28, 2011
Edinburgh, Scotland

[ PROCEEDINGS ISBN: 978-0-9792217-4-3 ]

ISPR 2011 was hosted by Edinburgh Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland October 26-28, 2011.

Below is a list of the papers and presentations from the conference, in alphabetical order by author name, with links to Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files containing each paper. Abstracts of keynote addresses and panels are at the bottom.

The complete program for the ISPR 2011 conference can be viewed here.

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From Sensory Dream to Television Format: Gathering User Feedback on the Use and Experience of Omnidirectional Video-based Solutions
Lizzy Bleumers, Bram Lievens, and Jo Pierson

Telepresence and Attention: Secondary Task Reaction Time and Media Form
Cheryl Campanella Bracken, Gary Pettey and Mu Wu

TOP LONG PAPER: The Cyborg Habitus: Presence, Posthumanism and Mobile Technology
Julia Czaja

Contested Staring: Issues and the Use of Mutual Gaze as an On-line Measure of Social Presence
Sara Dalzel-Job, Jon Oberlander and Tim J. Smith

The Pleasure of Being (There?). An Explorative Study into the Effects of Presence and Identification on the Enjoyment of an Interactive Theatrical Performance using Omni-Directional Video
Jan Decock, Jan Van Looy, Lizzy Bleumers and Philippe Bekaert

Time.deltaTime: The Vicissitudes of Presence in Visualizing Roman Houses with Game Engine Technology
David Fredrick

Understanding Social Presence
Daniel Gooch and Leon Watts

Teaching Presence: Reflections on Ten Years of Teaching Presence Design and Production
Charlie Gullström, Leif Handberg, and Alex Jonsson

Watching vs. Playing: Effects of Violent Media on Presence, Physiological Arousal and Aggressive Cognitions
Y. Jung, M. Skoric, J. Huem Kwon and B. Detenber

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again – Subjective and Behavioral Presence Measurement in the Augmented Reality Game TimeWarp
Jennifer Klatt, Simon Ten Broeke, Astrid M. von der Pütten, Anna-Christin Schütz, Jens Vervoort, Roderick McCall, Nicole C. Krämer, Richard Wetzel, Lisa Blum, and Leif Oppermann

Why Telepresence Matters: A Personal Answer to the “So What?” Question
Matthew Lombard

Measuring Telepresence: The Validity of The Temple Presence Inventory (TPI) in a Gaming Context
Matthew Lombard, Lisa Weinstein and Theresa Ditton

Influence of Shifting Attention and Absorption on Spatial Presence Formation
Marta Lukowska

Historical Provocations: Postal Presence, Intimate Absence and Public Privacy
Esther Milne

Developing a Study-Site on Witnessed Presence: Being Here
Caroline Nevejan

TOP SHORT PAPER: Choosing Buddy Icons that Look Like Me or Represent My Personality: Examining the Effect of the Appearance and Psychological Homophily of Buddy Icons on Social Presence
Kristine Nowak and Samantha Gomes

Self-Presence in Online Gamers: Differences in Gender and Genre
Rabindra A. Ratan

The Influence of 3D Screenings on Presence and Perceived Entertainment
Sabrina Sobieraj, Nicole C. Krämer, Melanie Engler and Michaela Siebert

Do you Feel As If You Are There? Measuring Presence in Cybertherapy
Anna Spagnolli and Cheryl Campanella Bracken

The Book Problem Is All In The Mind
Phil Turner and Susan Turner

“Being (t)here”: A Case for the Presence of Place in Desktop Virtual Worlds
Maeva Veerapen


KEYNOTE: Mixed Reality, Trajectories and Presence
Professor Steve Benford, Nottingham University, England

KEYNOTE: From the Body to the Tools: The Roots of Presence
Professor Guiseppe Riva, University of Milan, Italy

PANEL: Presence and Digital Tourism
Chair: David Benyon, Edinburgh Napier University

PANEL: A Project for the Presence Community: The Telepresence Timeline
Chair: Matthew Lombard, Temple University

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