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Design and Development of Four Prototype Interactive Edutainment Exhibits for Museums

  • Dimitris Grammenos
  • Xenophon Zabulis
  • Damien Michel
  • Thomas Sarmis
  • Giannis Georgalis
  • Konstantinos Tzevanidis
  • Antonis Argyros
  • Constantine Stephanidis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6767)

Abstract

This paper describes the outcomes stemming from the work of a multidisciplinary R&D project of ICS-FORTH, aiming to explore and experiment with novel interactive museum exhibits, and to assess their utility, usability and potential impact. More specifically, four interactive systems are presented in this paper which have been integrated, tested and evaluated in a dedicated, appropriately designed, laboratory space. The paper also discusses key issues stemming from experience and observations in the course of qualitative evaluation sessions with a large number of participants.

Keywords

Interactive exhibits edutainment museum interaction design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitris Grammenos
    • 1
  • Xenophon Zabulis
    • 1
  • Damien Michel
    • 1
  • Thomas Sarmis
    • 1
  • Giannis Georgalis
    • 1
  • Konstantinos Tzevanidis
    • 1
  • Antonis Argyros
    • 1
    • 2
  • Constantine Stephanidis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceFoundation for Research and Technology–Hellas (FORTH)Greece
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of CreteGreece

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