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Design and development of Taeneb City Guide - from paper maps and guidebooks to electronic guides

Dunlop, Mark D. and Ptaskinski, Piotr and Morrison, Alison and McCallum, Stephen and Risbey, Chris and Stewart, Fraser (2004) Design and development of Taeneb City Guide - from paper maps and guidebooks to electronic guides. In: Proceedings of Enter 2004. Springer.

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This paper reports the design, development and feedback from the initial trial of the Taeneb City Guide project developing tourist information software on Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) handheld computers. Based on the users' requirements for electronic tourists guides already published in the literature, the paper focuses on the three main technology features of the systems, which would give the advantage over the existing paper publication: query-able dynamic map interface, dynamic information content and community review systems and users' forum. The paper also reports the results of an initial trial of a City Guide for Glasgow conducted as part of the EMAC 03 conference.