Publications

2013

Simonsen, J. and Robertson, T. (eds) (2013) Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design. New York: Routledge.

Robertson, T. and Simonsen. J. (2013) Participatory Design – an introduction, in Simonsen, J. and Robertson, T. (eds) (2013) Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design. New York: Routledge, pp. 1-17.

Robertson, T. and Wagner, I. (2013) Ethics. Engagement, representation and politics-in-action, in Simonsen, J. and Robertson, T. (eds) (2013) Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design. New York: Routledge, pp. 64-85.

Loke, L. and Robertson, T. (2013) Moving and Making Strange: An Embodied Approach to Movement-based Interaction Design. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM TOCHI): The Theory and Practice of Embodied Interaction in HCI and Interaction Design, 20:1, article 7.

Hansen, S., Wilson, L. and Robertson, T. (2013) Applying an integrated approach to the design, implementation and evaluation of a telemedicine system. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 1:1 pp. 19-29.

2012

Donovan, J., Brereton, M., Howard, S., Robertson, T., Satchell, C. and  Vetere, F. (2012) Designerly analysis of a sociophysical design activity. In Tunstall, E. and Clausen, M. (Eds.) 2012 Participatory Innovation Conference Digital Proceedings, Swinburne University, pp. 1-8.

Hagen, P. and Robertson, T. (2012) Social Technologies: The Changing Nature of Participation in Design, Design Issues, 28:3, pp. 77-88.

Hargreaves, D. and Robertson, T. (2012) Remote participatory prototyping enabled by emerging social technologies, Proceedings of the 12th Participatory Design Conference, Roskilde, ACM: pp. 25-28

Li, J., Robertson, T.  and Mueller-Tomfelde, C. (2012) Distributed Scientific Group Collaboration across Biocontainment Barriers, in Proceedings of CSCW 2012, ACM: New York, pp. 1247 – 1256.

Li, J., Mueller-Tomfelde, C and Robertson, T. (2012) Designing for distributed scientific collaboration: a case study in an animal health laboratory, Proceedings of HICSS 2012, IEEE, pp. 373 – 381.

Loke, L. and Robertson. T. (eds) (2012) Proceedings of the Second Body in Design Workshop, OZCHI 2012 Integration, Interaction, Innovation, Immersion, Inclusion, UTS: IDWoP, ISBN 978-0-9757948-6-9.

Loke, L., Khut, G., Muller, L., Slattery, M., Truman, C. and Duckworth, J. Re-sensitising the body: Interactive art and the Feldenkrais Method. Special Issue on Whole-Body Interaction, International Journal of Arts and Technology (in press).

Kocaballi, A. B., Gemeinboeck, P., Saunders, R., Dong, A. and Loke, L. (2012) Transformations, Enactments, and Distrust in Promoting Multiplicity in Design Process. Participatory Innovation Conference PIN-C2012, Melbourne.

Robertson, T. and Simonsen, J. (2012) Challenges and Opportunities in Contemporary Participatory Design, Design Issues, 28:3, pp. 3-9.

Robertson, T., Durick, J., Brereton, M., Vetere, F., Howeard, S. and Nansen, B. (2012) Knowing Our Users: Scoping Interviews in Design Research with Ageing Participants, OZCHI 2012, Integration, Interaction, Innovation, Immersion, Inclusion, Melbourne: CHISIG, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1438-1

Robertson, T. (2012) Actual Bodies are Ageing Bodies, Proceedings of the Second Body in Design Workshop, OZCHI 2012, UTS: IDWoP, ISBN 978-0-9757948-6-9 (4 pages).

2011

Hagen, P. (2011) The Changing Nature of Participation in Design: A practice-based study of social technologies in early design research, PhD Thesis, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney

Hansen, S., Robertson, T., Wilson, L., Thinyane, H.  and Gumbo, S. (2011) Identifying Stakeholder Perspectives in a Large Collaborative Project: An ICT4D Case Study, OZCHI 2011 Design, Culture and Interaction, Canberra, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1090-1

Li, J. and Robertson, T. (2011) Physical space and information space: studies of collaboration in distributed multidisciplinary medical team meetings. Behaviour & Information Technology, 30, 4: pp. 443-454.

Loke, L. and Robertson, T. (Eds. 2011) Proceedings of OZCHI2011 The Body In Design Workshop. Interaction Design and Work Practice Lab. ISBN 978-0-9757948-5-2

Loke, L. and Robertson, T. (2011) The Lived Body in Design: Mapping the Terrain. Proceedings of OZCHI 2011 (4 pages).

Loke, L. (2011) Shaping and Understanding Audience Bodily Experience. Position Paper in Proceedings of OZCHI 2011 The Body In Design workshop (4 pages).

Kocaballi, A. B., Gemeinboeck, P., Saunders, R., Dong, A. and Loke, L. (2011) Multiplicity through Connectivity: Investigating Body-Technology-Space Couplings in Participatory Activities. Position Paper in Proceedings of OZCHI 2011 The Body In Design workshop (4 pages).

Kocaballi, A. B., Gemeinboeck, P., Saunders, R., Dong, A. and Loke, L. (2011) Embracing Relational Agency in Design Process of Machine-Mediated Performances. SEAM 2011, Sydney.

Loke, L. and Robertson, T. (2011) Moving and Making Strange: An Embodied Approach to Interactive Technology Design. Position Paper in Proceedings of Embodied Interaction Workshop, CHI2011 (4 pages).

Loke, L. and Khut, G.P. (2011) Surging Verticality: An Experience of Balance. TEI2011 (4 pages).

Rahilly, K. Nicholas, M. Hagen, P. Metcalf, A. & Swainston N. (2011) ReachOut.com’s Future Service Strategy Development: A Case Study of How to Marry User Centred Design and Evidence-Based Program Development Approaches to Create an Online Youth Mental Health Service. Ozchi 2011, Canberra, Australia.

2010

Grant, S., Dyson, L. and Robertson, T. (2010) A Participatory Approach to the Inclusion of Indigenous Australians in Information Technology. Proceedings of the 11th Participatory Design Conference. Sydney, ACM: pp. 31-40.

Hagen, P. and Robertson, T. (2010) Social Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities for Participation. Proceedings of the 11th Participatory Design Conference, 2010, Sydney, ACM: pp. 207-210.

Hagen, P. and Robertson, T. (2010) Seeding social technologies: strategies for embedding design in use. International Design Research Society Conference 2010, Montreal, Canada.

Hargreaves, D. and Robertson, T. (2010) Planning Travel as Everyday Design. Proceedings of OZCHI 2010, Brisbane, ISBN:    (4 pages).

Loke, L. and Robertson, T. (2010) Studies of dancers: Moving from experience to interaction design. International Journal of Design, 4(2), pp.39-54.

Robertson, T., Li, J., O’Hara, K. and Hansen, S. (2010) Collaboration within different settings: a study of co-located and distributed multidisciplinary medical team meetings. Computer Supported Cooperative Work: The Journal of Collaborative Computing, 19, 5: pp. 483-513.

2009

Robertson, T. and Loke, L. (2009) Designing Situations. Proceedings of OZCHI 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60558-854-4 (8 pages).

Hagen, P. and Robertson, T. (2009) Dissolving boundaries: social technologies and participation in design. Proceedings of OZCHI 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60558-854-4 (8 pages).

Hargreaves, D. and Robertson, T. (2009) A Study of Email and SMS use in Rural Indonesia. Proceedings of OZCHI 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60558-854-4 (4 pages).

Sadler, K., Robertson, T. and Kan, M. (2009) Exploring the project transitions and everyday mobile practices of freelancers: analytic concepts from empirical studies of practice. Proceedings of OZCHI 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60558-854-4 (8 pages).

Wilson, L., Hansen, S., Robertson, T. and Hall, R. (2009) An integrated telehealth evaluation model. Proceedings of Successes & Failures in Telehealth, Brisbane, November (4 pages).

Li, J. & O’Hara, K. (2009) Understanding Distributed Collaboration in Emergency Animal Disease Response, Proceedings of OZCHI 2009, Melbourne, Australia, ACM.

Loke, L. and Robertson, T. ( 2009) Design representations of moving bodies in interactive, immersive spaces, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67 (4), pp.394-410.

2008

Prior, J. R., Robertson, T. J., Leaney, J. R. (2008) Situated Software Development: Work Practice and Infrastructure are Mutually Constitutive, ASWEC2008, Perth Australia, 26-28 Mar 2008, Conference Proceedings, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, California, p160-169.

Hansen, S., Robertson, T. and Wilson, L. (2008) Using an Action Research Approach to Design a Telemedicine System for Critical Care: A Reflection. Proceedings of OZCHI 2008, Brisbane, pp. 255-258. ISBN: 0-9803063-4-5

Li, J., Robertson, T., Hansen, S., Mansfield, T. and Kjeldskov, J. (2008). Multidisciplinary Medical Team Meetings: A Field Study of Collaboration in Health Care. Proceedings of OZCHI 2008, Brisbane, pp.73-80. ISBN: 0-9803063-4-5

Loke L. and Robertson T. (2008) Inventing and Devising Movement in the Design of Movement-based Interactive Systems. Proceedings of OZCHI 2008, Brisbane, pp. 81-88. ISBN: 0-9803063-4-5

Hagen, P. & MacFarlane, J., (2008) Reflections on the role of seeding in social design. Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction: Designing for Habitus and Habitat. Cairns, Australia, ACM.

Hagen, P. & Underwood, D., (2008): Understanding motivation and enabling action towards change. Pervasive Persuasive Technology and Environmental Sustainability Workshop. Pervasive 2008, Sydney

2007

Hagen, P., Robertson, T. and Gravina (2007) Engaging with stakeholders: Mobile Diaries for social design, Proceedings of the conference on Designing for User Experience, DUX 2007, ACM

Larssen, A.T., Robertson, T., Edwards, J. (2007) Experiential Bodily Knowing as a Design (Sens)-ability in Interaction Design, In proceedings of DeSForM2007, Design and Semantics of Form and Movement, eds L. Feijs, S. Kyffin & B. Young, Newcastle, UK, pp. 117-126.

Loke, L., Robertson, T. (2007) Making Strange with the Falling Body in Interactive Technology Design, In proceedings of DeSForM2007, Design and Semantics of Form and Movement, eds L. Feijs, S. Kyffin & B. Young, Newcastle, UK.

Loke, L., Larssen, A. T., Robertson, T., Edwards, J. (2007) Understanding Movement for Interaction Design: Frameworks and Approaches, In Journal Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Special Issue on Movement-Based Interaction.

Larssen, A.T., Robertson, T., Edwards, J. (2007) The Feel Dimension of Technology Interaction: Exploring Tangibles through Movement and Touch, In Proceedings of TEI 2007, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, 15-17 February, 2007 (8 Pages).

2006

Prior, J. R., Robertson, T. J., Leaney, J. R. (2006) Programming Infrastructure and Code Production: An Ethnographic Study, Ethnographies of Code Workshop: Computer Programs as the Lived Work of Computer Programming, Lancaster University, UK, 30-31 March 2006, proceedings in Team Ethno-Online Journal, Issue 2, June 2006, p112-120.

Prior, J., Robertson, T., Leaney, J. (2006) Technology Designers as Technology Users: the Intertwining of Infrastructure and Product, In Proceedings of OzCHI 2006, Sydney, Australia, 20-24 November, 2006 (4 Pages).

Larssen, A., Robertson, T. and Edwards, J. (2006) Not How It Looks But How It Feels, Proceedings of OzCHI 2006, Sydney, pp. 329-332. ISBN: 1-59593-545-2.

Sadler, K., Robertson, T., Kan, M., Hagen, P. (2006) Balancing Work, Life and Other Concerns: A Study of Mobile Technology Use by Australian Freelancers, In Proceedings of NordiCHI 2006, Oslo, Norway, 14-18 October, 2006 (4 Pages).

Sadler, K., Robertson, T., Kan, M. (2006) “It’s Always There, It’s Always On: Australian Freelancer’s Management of Availability Using Mobile Technologies, In Proceedings of MobileHCI 2006, Espoo, Finland, 12-15 September, 2006 (4 Pages).

Robertson, T., Mansfield, T., Loke, L. (2006) Designing an Immersive Environment for Public Use, In Proceedings PDC2006, Trento, Italy, 1-5 August, 2006.

Bachfischer, G., Robertson, T. and Zmijewska, A. (2006) A Framework Towards Understanding Influences on the Typographic Quality of Text, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference E-Society, Dublin, pp. 395-402.

Bachfischer, G., Robertson, T. and Zmijewska, A. (2006) Typography in Motion: Framework of Moving Types Use, Journal of WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, Issue 10, Volume 3, October 2006, pp/1810 – 1817 (ISSN: 1709-0832).

Bachfischer, G., Robertson, T. and Zmijewska, A. (2006) A Moving Type Framework, Proceedings of the WSEAS International Conference on COMMUNICATIONS and COMPUTERS, Athens, Greece, pp. 595-600.

Dyson, L. E. and Robertson, T. (2006) Indigenous Participation in Information Technology Project: Achievements and Challenges of the First Three Years, The Australia Journal of Indigenous Education, Volume 35: pp. 11-20.

Hagen, P., Robertson, T., Kan, M. and Sadler, K. (2006) Accessing Data: methods for understanding mobile technology use, The Australia Journal of Information Systems. Vol 13 no2 oo 135-149.

Hagen, P. & Gravina, D. (2006) Sharing through Artefacts: client-user centred design, Aretfacts Workshop, Ozchi06. Sydney.

Muller, E,. Robertson, T. and Edmonds, E. (2006)The object of interaction – the role of artefacts in interaction design, Experience Workshops. Proceedings of workshop, OZCHI 2006, Sydney.

Robertson, T. (2006), Ethical Issues in Interaction Design, Ethics and Information Technology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol 8:2, June 2006 pp. 49-59.

2005

Hagen, P., Robertson, T., Kan, M. & Sadler, K., (2005): Emerging research methods for understanding mobile technology use. In: Proceedings of OZCHI05.

Loke, L., Robertson, T. and Mansfield, T. (2005) Moving Bodies, Social Selves: Movement-oriented Personas and Scenarios, In Proceedings of OZCHI 2005, Canberra, Australia, 23-25 November, 2005 (10 Pages)

Loke, L., Larssen, A. T. and Robertson, T. (2005) Labanotation for Design of Movement-Based Interaction, In Proceedings of Interactive Entertainment 2005, UTS, Sydney, Australia, 23-25 November, 2005 (8 Pages)

Bachfischer G. and Robertson, T. (2005) From Moveable Type to Moving Type – Evolution in Technological Mediated Typography, in AUC Academic and Developers Conference 2005 proceedings, Hobart/ Tasmania/AUS, 25. – 27.September

Loke, L. and Robertson, T. (2005) Movement-oriented Personas and Scenarios, In Proceedings of Approaches to Movement-based Interaction Workshop, Critical Computing 4th Aarhus Conference, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 August, 2005 (5 Pages)

Larssen, A. T., Robertson, T. and Edwards, J. (2005) Mechanics and Meaning: Methodological Considerations When Studying Movement in HCI, In Proceedings of Approaches to Movement-based Interaction Workshop, Critical Computing 4th Aarhus Conference, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 August, 2005 (5 Pages)

Kan, M., Robertson, T., Muller, L. and Sadler, K. (2005) Designing a Movement-Based Interactive Experience Using Empirically Derived Personas and Scenarios, In Proceedings of Approaches to Movement-based Interaction Workshop, Critical Computing 4th Aarhus Conference, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 August, 2005 (5 Pages)

Sadler , K., Robertson, T. and Kan, M. (2005) Use Scenarios: A Useful Design Tool For mBusiness , In Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Business ICMB’05, Sydney, Australia, 11-13 July, 2005 (4 Pages)

Robertson, T., Kan, M., Sadler, K., & Hagen, P., (2005): Uncovering traces of mobile practices: ‘the bag study’. In: Proceedings of OZCHI05.

2004

Robertson, T., Mansfield, T. and Loke, L. (2004) Human-Centred Design Issues For Immersive Media Spaces, In Proceedings of Future Ground 2004, the Design Research Society’s International Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 17-21 November, 2004

Larssen, A. T. (2004) Physical Computing – Representations of Human Movement in Human-Computer Interaction, Proceedings of APCHI 2004, the Australian Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction, June 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand, pp. 661-665.

Robertson, T. and Hewlett, C. (2004) HCI Practices and the Work of Information Architects. Proceedings of APCHI 2004, the Australian Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction, June 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand, pp. 369-3

Larssen, A. T., Loke, L., Robertson, T. & Edwards, J. (2004) Movement as Input for Interaction – A Study and Evaluation of two Eyetoy(TM) Games, OZCHI 2004.

Robertson, T. (2004) Doing technology design and being an Information Architect. Proceedings of USTA2004, Understanding Sociotechnical Action, June, Edinburgh, Scotland, pp. 40-44.

Robertson, T. and Hewlett, C. (2004) HCI Practices and the Work of Information Architects. Proceedings of APCHI 2004, the Australian Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction, June 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand, pp. 369-378.

Hagen, P., (2004): Notions Of Practice; Design As Facilitation For Interactive Social Systems. In Proceedings of Future Ground 2004, the Design Research Society’s International Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 17-21 November, 200

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