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CGD Research Group

Computer Graphic Design staff are involved in a diverse range of research areas such as:

  • appropriation and copying in graphic design;
  • children's on-screen reading;
  • image selection in a design context;
  • internet design, technology and culture;
  • New Zealand graphic design history;
  • pattern making and typography;
  • print design and physical interaction design;
  • the uses and evolution of graphic design;
  • women and graphic design.

Recent Publications

  • Al-Anazi, M., Hinze, A., Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C. and Cunningham, S. J. (2014) "Personal digital libraries: Keeping track of academic reading material." Tuamsuk, K., Jatowt, A. and Rasmussen, E. (eds), Proc Sixteenth International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries: The Emergence of Digital Libraries – Research and Practices (ICADL 2014), LNCS 8839, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 39-47. Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12823-8_5
  • García Ferrari, T. (2014) "Communication design and the age of abundance." e-Revista LOGO 3(1), 31-40. e-Journal
  • García Ferrari, T. (2014) "Visualising the relation between sound pitch and font weight." ATypI Barcelona 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Cunningham, S. J., Alqurashi, H., Hinze, A., Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C. and Heese, R. (2013) "Browsing and book selection in the physical library shelves." Working Paper 02/2013, Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, Hamilton. hdl:10289/7161
  • Cunningham, S. J., Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C., Hinze, A. and Buchanan, G. (2013) "Social information behaviour in bookshops: implications for digital libraries." Aalberg, T., Papatheodorou, C., Dobreva, M., et al. (eds), Proc International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries: Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (TPDL 2013), LNCS 8092, Valletta, Malta, 84-95. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40501-3_9
  • García Ferrari, T. (2013) "From tailors to gardeners: shifting roles for the design professionals." Gomez, L. S. R. and Campos, A. Q. (eds), Proc UNIDCOM/ IADE Seventh International Conference: Sense and Sensibility 2013, Florianópolis, Brazil, 288-296. online proceedings
  • Soo, C.-E. K. (2013) "Type brighter." Soddu, C. and Colabella, E. (eds), Proc Sixteenth International Generative Art Conference (GA2013), Milano, 46-46. Domus Argenia Publisher, Milan.
  • Timpany, C., Cunningham, S. J., Hunt, L. and Gray, H. (2013) "Differentiation of headings in journal publications." Proc NZCSRSC 2013, New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, (CD ROM).
  • Timpany, C. and Vanderschantz, N. (2013) "Using a categorisation structure to understand interaction in children's books." The International Journal of the Book 10(4), 29-44.
  • Vanderschantz, N., Hinze, A. and Cunningham, S. J. (2013) "A survey of current practices of children's digital knowledge acquisition." Proc NZCSRSC 2013, New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, (CD ROM).
  • Vanderschantz, N. and Timpany, C. (2013) "Who says you can't judge a book by it's cover?" The International Journal of the Book 10(4), 1-17.
  • Jung, D., Jensen, M. H., Laing, S. and Mayall, J. (2012) ".cyclic.: an interactive performance combining dance, graphics, music and Kinect-technology." Lutteroth, C., McGuire, M. and Regenbrecht, H. (eds), Proc Thirteenth International Conference of the NZ Chapter of the ACM's Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (CHINZ '12), Dunedin, New Zealand, 36-43. ACM, New York, NY. doi:10.1145/2379256.2379263
  • Laing, S. and Masoodian, M. (2014) "A study of the role of visual information in supporting ideation in graphic design." Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, online journal. doi:10.1002/asi.23231
  • Littlewood, H., Hinze, A., Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C. and Cunningham, S. J. (2014) "A log analysis study of 10 years of ebook consumption in academic library collections." Tuamsuk, K., Jatowt, A. and Rasmussen, E. (eds), Proc Sixteenth International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries: The Emergence of Digital Libraries – Research and Practices (ICADL 2014), LNCS 8839, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 171-181. Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12823-8_18
  • Timpany, C., Vanderschantz, N., Hinze, A., Cunningham, S. J. and Wright, K. (2014) "Shared reading of children's interactive picture books." Tuamsuk, K., Jatowt, A. and Rasmussen, E. (eds), Proc Sixteenth International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries: The Emergence of Digital Libraries – Research and Practices (ICADL 2014), LNCS 8839, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 196-207. Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12823-8_20
  • Vanderschantz, N., Hinze, A. and Cunningham, S. J. (2014) "Current educational technology use for digital information acquisition by young New Zealand children." Thomas, B. and Parry, D. (eds), Proc Thirty-seventh Australasian Computer Science Conference (ACSC 2014) CRPIT 147, Auckland, New Zealand, 125-134. Australian Computer Society Inc, Australia. CRPIT 147
  • Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C., Hinze, A. and Cunningham, S. J. (2014) "Family visits to libraries and bookshops: observations and implications for digital libraries." Tuamsuk, K., Jatowt, A. and Rasmussen, E. (eds), Proc Sixteenth International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries: The Emergence of Digital Libraries – Research and Practices (ICADL 2014), LNCS 8839, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 182-195. Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12823-8_19
  • Hinze, A., McKay, D., Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C. and Cunningham, S. J. (2012) "Book selection behavior in the physical library: implications for ebook collections." Proc Twelfth ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2012), Washington, DC, 305-314. ACM, New York, NY. doi:10.1145/2232817.2232874
  • McKay, D., Buchanan, G., Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C., Cunningham, S. J. and Hinze, A. (2012) "Judging a book by its cover: interfaces elements that affect reader selection of ebooks." Farrell, V., Farrell, G., Chua, C., et al. (eds), Proc Twenty-fourth Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OZCHI '12), Melbourne, Australia, 381-390. ACM, New York, NY. doi:10.1145/2414536.2414597
  • McKay, D., Hinze, A., Heese, R., Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C. and Cunningham, S. J. (2012) "An exploration of ebook selection behavior in academic library collections." Zaphiris, P., Buchanan, G., Rasmussen, E., et al. (eds), Proc Second International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2012), LNCS 7489, Paphos, Cyprus, 13-24. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33290-6_2
  • Timpany, C. (2012) "Designing the printed book as an interactive environment." The International Journal of the Book 9(1), 11-28.
  • Timpany, C., Alqurashi, H., Hinze, A., Cunningham, S. J. and Vanderschantz, N. (2012) "Shared browsing and book selection in an academic library." Working Paper 05/2012, Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, Hamilton. hdl:10289/6965
  • Timpany, C. and Vanderschantz, N. (2012) "A categorisation structure for interactive children's books: levels of interactivity in children's printed books." The International Journal of the Book 9(4), 97-110.
  • Timpany, C., Vanderschantz, N. and Hallahan, B. (2012) "Interacting with info-graphics in a print-based environment." Farrell, V., Farrell, G., Chua, C., et al. (eds), Proc Twenty-fourth Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OZCHI '12), Melbourne, Australia, 589-598. ACM, New York, NY. doi:10.1145/2414536.2414626
  • Vanderschantz, N. and Timpany, C. (2012) "Analysing interaction in children's digital books." The International Journal of the Book 9(4), 31-48.
  • Vanderschantz, N., Timpany, C. and Hill, A. (2012) "Children's reading of text on interactive whiteboards." Farrell, V., Farrell, G., Chua, C., et al. (eds), Proc Twenty-fourth Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OZCHI '12), Melbourne, Australia, 624-632. ACM, New York, NY. doi:10.1145/2414536.2414631
  • Jung, D., Laing, S., Jensen, M. H., Hunkin, P., Löf, A. and Tims, N. (2011) "Requirements on dance-driven 3-D camera interaction: a collaboration between dance, graphic design and computer science." Masoodian, M. and Rogers, B. (eds),  Proc Twelfth Annual ACM SIGCHI-NZ Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CHINZ 2011), Hamilton, New Zealand, 25-32. ACM, New York. doi:10.1145/2000756.2000760
  • Timpany, C. and Vanderschantz, N. (2011) "Learning outcome dependency on contemporary ICT in the New Zealand middle school classroom." Masoodian, M. and Rogers, B. (eds),  Proc Twelfth Annual ACM SIGCHI-NZ Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CHINZ 2011), Hamilton, New Zealand, 65-72. ACM, New York. doi:10.1145/2000756.2000765
  • Turner, E., Hinze, A. and Jones, S. (2011) "A review of user interface adaption in current semantic web browsers." Working Paper 02/2011, Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, Hamilton. hdl:10289/5044
  • Vanderschantz, N. (2011) "A typographic case study: children's digital books in New Zealand primary schools." The International Journal of the Book 8(4), 103-117.
  • Vanderschantz, N., Hinze, A., Cunningham, S. J. and McKay, D. (2011) "How to take a book off the shelf: learning about ebooks from using a physical library."  Proc Workshop on Books, ebooks and Digital Documents, OzCHI 2011, Canberra, Australia, 1-4.

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