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Life through the lens: A qualitative investigation of human behaviour with an urban photography service

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Life through the lens : A qualitative investigation of human behaviour with an urban photography service. / Hosio, S.; Harper, R.; O'Hara, K.; Goncalves, J.; Kostakos, V.

British HCI '15 Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference. New York : ACM, 2015. p. 157-164.

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Hosio, S, Harper, R, O'Hara, K, Goncalves, J & Kostakos, V 2015, Life through the lens: A qualitative investigation of human behaviour with an urban photography service. in British HCI '15 Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference. ACM, New York, pp. 157-164. https://doi.org/10.1145/2783446.2783577

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Hosio, S., Harper, R., O'Hara, K., Goncalves, J., & Kostakos, V. (2015). Life through the lens: A qualitative investigation of human behaviour with an urban photography service. In British HCI '15 Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference (pp. 157-164). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2783446.2783577

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Hosio S, Harper R, O'Hara K, Goncalves J, Kostakos V. Life through the lens: A qualitative investigation of human behaviour with an urban photography service. In British HCI '15 Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference. New York: ACM. 2015. p. 157-164 https://doi.org/10.1145/2783446.2783577

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Hosio, S. ; Harper, R. ; O'Hara, K. ; Goncalves, J. ; Kostakos, V. / Life through the lens : A qualitative investigation of human behaviour with an urban photography service. British HCI '15 Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference. New York : ACM, 2015. pp. 157-164

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