Exploring narrative presentation for large multimodal lifelog collections through card sorting
Byrne, Daragh and Jones, Gareth J.F. (2009) Exploring narrative presentation for large multimodal lifelog collections through card sorting. In: ICIDS 2009 - Second International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, 9-11 December 2009, Guimarães, Portugal. ISBN 978-3-642-10642-2
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Using lifelogging tools, personal digital artifacts are collected continuously and passively throughout each day. The wealth of information such an archive contains on our life history provides novel opportunities for the creation of digital life narratives. However, the complexity, volume and multimodal nature of such collections create barriers to achieving this. Nine participants engaged in a card-sorting activity designed to explore practices of content reduction and presentation for narrative composition. We found the visual modalities to be most fluent in communicating experience with other modalities serving to support them and that the users employed the salient themes of the story to organise, arrange and facilitate filtering of the content.
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