Moncur, W., Bikker, J., Kasket, E. and Troyer, J., 2012. From death to final disposition: Roles of technology in the post-mortem interval. In: CHI '12 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, pp. 531-540.
In this paper, we describe collaborative processes and stakeholders involved in the period from when a person dies until they are laid to rest: the funeral, final disposition of the body, and (in some circumstances) victim identification. The rich mixture of technologies currently deployed during this brief period are categorized and critically analyzed. We then reflect on the implications of our findings, both for the design of technology that takes the end of life into account, and for the wider HCI community.
|Item Type ||Book Sections|
|Creators||Moncur, W., Bikker, J., Kasket, E. and Troyer, J.|
|Departments||Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Social & Policy Sciences|
|Research Centres||Centre for Death and Society|
|Publisher Statement||CHI12_Final_Formatted.pdf: © ACM, 2012. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in CHI '12 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Pages 531-540, 2012, http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2207676.2207750|
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