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Awareness support in CSCW systems

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March 18th
Cristian Bogdan
Introducing awareness and various approaches for theorising and supporting it


  • definitions
  • awareness examples in various working situations (control rooms, IPLab)
  • different kinds of awareness
  • e-mail (push) versus Web, or news (pull), an awareness advantage
  • awareness in different collaborative editing tools
  • peripheral awareness ("out of the corner of one's eye")
  • general work situation awareness ("at a glance")
  • availability; @work
  • interest contexts; GroupDesk
  • impromptu communication; Piazza
  • Spatial Model; from VR to Aether


    Suggested extra literature

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