Academic Output


""Waller A, Z Rashid, R Black (2017). Exploring new designs of predictive AAC with disabled participants. Technology for Independence Conference 2017, Sheffield, UK.

 

 

 

 

""Waller A, Z Rashid, R Black (2017). Involving people with severe speech and physical impairments in the early design of a context-aware AAC system. Communication Matters Conference, Leeds, UK.

 

 

 

Finding Time Together: Detection and Classification of Focused Interaction in Egocentric VideoBano S, J Zhang, S McKenna (2017). Finding Time Together: Detection and Classification of Focused Interaction in Egocentric Video. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2017), Venice, Italy.

 

 

 

poster thumbnailBlack R, S McKenna, J Zhang, PO Kristensson, C Norrie, S Bano, Z Rashid, A Waller (2016). ACE-LP: Augmenting Communication using Environmental Data to drive Language Prediction. Communication Matters Conference, Leeds, UK, Book of Abstracts at CM 2016. (PDF Format)

 

 

poster thumbnailBlack R, S McKenna, J Zhang, PO Kristensson, C Norrie, S Bano, Z Rashid, A Waller (2016). ACE-LP: Augmenting Communication using Environmental Data to drive Language Prediction. 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC), Toronto, Canada. (PDF Format Poster)

 

ampresentation1McGregor A (2016). No Further On After 30 Years, Still Can’t Speak Fast Enough. 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC), Toronto, Canada. (PDF Format PowerPoint

 

 


Other Public Output


ytube1YouTube: An introduction to ACE-LP (2016). Annalu Waller, Rolf Black, with Alan McGregor, University of Dundee, Press Office (External Web Link).

 

amreport1

Report on ISAAC (2016). Alan McGregor, Honorary Researcher at Dundee University (PDF Format Report).

 

magazine1Women in Computer Vision: Sophia Bano (2016). Computer Vision News, RSIP Vision (External Web Link).

 

 

 


Press Cuttings


 

awint1STV Six O’Clock News (5 Sep 2016). Susan Nicholson, STV.tv, player.stv.tv/summary/stv-news-dundee (External Web Link).

 

paper1Speech aid advances could help end social isolation (3 Sep 2016). Kirsteen Paterson, TheNational.scot, Herald & Times Group (External Web Link).

 

 

courier1£1 million Dundee University project to improve communication devices (2 Sep 2016). Ciaran Sneddon, TheCourier.co.uk, DC Thomson Publishing (External Web Link).

 

 

 


Further Reading and Related Publications


Communication Access to Conversational Narrative (2006). Waller A. Topics of Language Disorders, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 221–239, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. (PDF at Edinburgh University)

The WriteTalk Project: Story-based Interactive Communication (1999). Waller A, Francis J, Tait L, Booth L and Wood H. In Assistive Technology on the Threshold of the New Millennium. Christian Bühler, and Harry Knops (Eds.). IOS Press. (PDF)

Locked in My Body (2016). Terry Newbury is fully awake but not able to communicate with the outside world. This short observational documentary tells Terry’s story and his fight to communicate again. BBC iPlayer.

My Left Foot (1954). Christy Brown (Book)

The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly (1997). Jean-Dominique Baby (Book)