A Field Computer for Animal Trackers

Blake, Edwin H and Steventon, Lindsay and Edge, Jacqlyn and Foster, Andrea (2001) A Field Computer for Animal Trackers, Proceedings of CHI-SA 2001, South African Human-Computer Interaction Conference, 10 - 12 September 2001, University of Pretoria.

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The field computer system has been developed to gather complex data on animal behaviour that is observed by expert animal trackers. The system is location aware using the satellite Global Positioning System. The system has been designed to empower semi-literate trackers. User testing showed that trackers were easily able to master the interface. They benefit from greater recognition, while the wider community gains from access to the knowledge of the trackers on animal behaviour.

Item Type: Conference paper
Uncontrolled Keywords: User Interface, Empowerment, Location Aware, Context Aware, CyberTracker
Subjects: Human-centered computing
Information systems
Alternate Locations: http://www.chi-sa.org.za/CHI-SA2001/chisa2001New.htm
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2003
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2019 15:36
URI: http://pubs.cs.uct.ac.za/id/eprint/41

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