Toni Robertson’s Publications

I still get asked for a copy of this. It is one of the early dissertations (within IT) on embodied action.

Robertson, T. (1997) Designing Over Distance: A study of cooperative work, embodied cognition and technology to enable remote collaboration. PHD Thesis, University of Technology, Sydney. (11.4 MB)


Robertson, T., Hewlett, C., Harvey, S. and Edwards, J. (2003) “A Role with No Edges”: the Work Practices of Information Architects. Proceedings of HCI International 2003, vol 1, 22-27 June 2003, Crete, pp. 396-400.

Robertson, T. (2002) The Public Availability of Actions and Artefacts, Computer Supported Cooperative Work: The Journal of Collaborative Computing, vol 11, no 2-3, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 299-316.

Robertson, T., (2002) Ethical Issues in the Use of Embedded Social Protocols to Resolve Technical Problems, Proceedings of Human Factors 2002, November 25-27, 2002, Melbourne, Australia, (CD-ROM, 6 pages) ISBN 0-85590-789-5.

Robertson, T., Dyson, L., Norman, H. and Buckley, B. (2002) Increasing the Participation of Indigenous Australians in the Information Technology Industries, Proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference, Malmö, Sweden, June 23-25, 2002, pp. 288-294.

Robertson, T., Lueg, C. and Brookes, W. (2001) Learning HCI in the Lost World, Proceedings of OzCHI 2001, November 20-23, 2001, Fremantle, WA, pp. 115-120.

Robertson, T. (2000) Building Bridges: Negotiating the Gap Between Work Practice and Technology Design, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol 53, Academic Press, UK, pp. 121-146.

Robertson, T. (2000) Cooperative Work, Women and the Working Environments of Technology Design, Australian Feminist Studies, vol 15, no 32, Taylor and Francis, pp. 205-219.

Robertson, T. (1998) Shoppers and Tailors: Participative Practices in Small Australian Design Companies, Computer Supported Cooperative Work: The Journal of Collaborative Computing, vol 7, nos 2-3. Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 205-221.

Robertson, T. (1997) Cooperative Work and Lived Cognition: A Taxonomy of Embodied Actions, Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Lancaster, UK, September 7-11, 1997, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 205-220.

Robertson, T. (1996) Embodied Actions in Time and Place: The Cooperative Design of a Multimedia, Educational Computer Game. Computer Supported Cooperative Work: Journal of Collaborative Computing, vol 5, no 4, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 341-367.

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