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Sharing the viewing experience through Second Screens. / Lochrie, Mark; Coulton, Paul.

Proceedings of EuroITV 2012 10th European Interactive TV Conference. 2012.

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Lochrie, M & Coulton, P 2012, Sharing the viewing experience through Second Screens. in Proceedings of EuroITV 2012 10th European Interactive TV Conference.

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Lochrie, M., & Coulton, P. (2012). Sharing the viewing experience through Second Screens. In Proceedings of EuroITV 2012 10th European Interactive TV Conference

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Lochrie M, Coulton P. Sharing the viewing experience through Second Screens. In Proceedings of EuroITV 2012 10th European Interactive TV Conference. 2012

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Lochrie, Mark ; Coulton, Paul. / Sharing the viewing experience through Second Screens. Proceedings of EuroITV 2012 10th European Interactive TV Conference. 2012.

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