Dr Paul Robertson

Lecturer

School School of Design and Informatics

Department Division of Games Technology and Mathematics

Contact info

+44 (0)1382 30 8848

Biography

Paul Robertson graduated with an honours degree in Computing from Abertay University and went to obtain his doctorate for interdisciplinary research developing and evaluating a computer games based simulation for the firearms police. Paul has led several research projects investigating the future of self-service technology and media consumption, and providing research opportunities to local industry. He has also been involved in projects that provide real-time analytics of user interfaces for local games companies.

Paul is the current Programme Leader for the Computer Game Applications Development course and teaching on modules focused on Games and Graphics Programming. His current research activity involves VR/AR technology, cancer simulation, cloud computing and bespoke interfaces using microcontrollers.

Paul is the current Programme Leader for the Computer Game Applications Development course and teaching on modules on Games Programming and 3D Graphics Programming. Supervising professional projects, Honours and Master's projects. 

Interests

Current research activity involves VR/AR technology, mixed reailty, cancer simulation, cloud computing and bespoke interfaces using microcontrollers.

2019

Virtua Walker ’87

Sloan, R. J. S., Robertson, P. & Galloway, D. (2019) Virtua Walker ’87. . . .
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2018

Social presence and dishonesty in retail

Siebenaler, S., Szymkowiak, A., Robertson, P., Johnson, G. I., Law, J. & Fee, K. (2018) Social presence and dishonesty in retail. In: Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2018). Bond, R. (ed.), Mulvenna, M. (ed.), Wallace, J. (ed.), Black, M. (ed.). Belfast: BCS Learning & Development Ltd..
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Honesty, social presence, and self-service in retail

Siebenaler, S., Szymkowiak, A., Robertson, P., Johnson, G., Law, J. & Fee, K. (2018) Honesty, social presence, and self-service in retail. . . .
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2017

Virtua Walker '87

Sloan, R. J. S. & Robertson, P. (2017) Virtua Walker '87. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events: ICGJ '17 . . p. 44-45. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
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Virtua Walker '87

Sloan, R. J. S., Robertson, P., Galloway, D., Brown, G., Fizek, S. & Clarke, G. (2017) Virtua Walker '87. . . Dundee: Global Game Jam.
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Game‐based virtual learning environment for human anatomy teaching

Clarke, J., Carr, A., Dolan, J., Pedro, E., Watt, C., Pérez-Pachón, L., Robertson, P., Sloan, R. & Gröning, F. (2017) Game‐based virtual learning environment for human anatomy teaching. . . p. 1052-1053. .
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2016

Social presence and dishonesty

Siebenaler, S., Szymkowiak, A., Robertson, P., Johnson, G. & Law, J. (2016) Social presence and dishonesty. In: HCI in business, government and organizations: Supporting Business - 4th International Conference, HCIBGO 2017 Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Proceedings. Nah, F. (ed.), Tan, C. (ed.). p. 264-281. Cham: Springer.
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A signaling visualization toolkit to support rational design of combination therapies and biomarker discovery

Bown, J. L., Shovman, M., Robertson, P., Boiko, A., Goltsov, A., Mullen, P. & Harrison, D. J. (2016) A signaling visualization toolkit to support rational design of combination therapies and biomarker discovery. . . p. 29657-29667. .
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2015

Dishonest behavior at self-service checkouts

Creighton, S., Johnson, G., Robertson, P., Law, J. & Szymkowiak, A. (2015) Dishonest behavior at self-service checkouts. In: HCI in Business: Second International Conference, HCIB 2015, Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015, Proceedings. Nah, F. (ed.), Tan, C. (ed.). p. 267-278. London: Springer.
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2013

Gendering the machine

Payne, J. A., Szymkowiak, A., Robertson, P. & Johnson, G. (2013) Gendering the machine. In: Intelligent Virtual Agents: 13th International Conference, IVA 2013 Edinburgh, UK, August 29-31, 2013: proceedings. Aylett, R. (ed.), Krenn, B. (ed.), Pelachaud, C. (ed.), Shimodaira, H. (ed.). p. 106-115 . London: Springer-Verlag.
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2012

Beyond embodiment and social presence

Payne, J. A., Szymkowiak, A., Johnson, G., Robertson, P. & Henderson, R. (2012) Beyond embodiment and social presence. . . .
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2010

Investigating the future of self-service technology

Robertson, P., Szymkowiak, A. & Johnson, G. (2010) Investigating the future of self-service technology. In: Proceedings of HCI 2010: the 24th British HCI Group Annual Conference, University of Abertay, Dundee, UK. McEwan, T. (ed.), MacKinnon, L. (ed.). p. 346-349. . BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
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Information visualization and the arts-science-social science interface

Bown, J. L., Fee, K., Sampson, A. T., Shovman, M., Falconer, R. E., Goltsov, A., Issacs, J. P., Robertson, P., Scott-Brown, K. C. & Szymkowiak, A. (2010) Information visualization and the arts-science-social science interface. In: Proceeding of the First International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Technologies and Multimedia: IITM 10. . p. 9-17. . Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
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Outreach

Outreach

  • Workshop on Game Programming. Gaming and Digital Weekend, Dundee Science Festival, Dundee Science Centre, November 12th 2016
  • Workshop on Game Programming. 'PLAYER: Videogame interaction from Atari to Toys to Life', Exhibition, Perth Museum & Art Gallery, June-September 2016

Meet the rest of the team

Dr Craig Stark

Dr Craig Stark

Division of Games Technology and Mathematics | Lecturer

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Professor Ruth Falconer

Professor Ruth Falconer

Division of Games Technology and Mathematics | Head of Division

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