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2008
ACM
8 years 3 months ago
Physical and Digital Artifact-Mediated Coordination in Building Design
We conducted an ethnographic field study examining how a building design team used representational artifacts to coordinate the design of building systems, structure, and architect...
Melanie Tory, Sheryl Staub-French, Barry A. Po, Fu...
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 3 months ago
Geographic 'Place' and 'Community Information' Preferences
People dynamically structure social interactions and activities at various locations in their environments in specialized types of places such as the office, home, coffee shop, mus...
Quentin Jones, Sukeshini A. Grandhi, Samer Karam, ...
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 3 months ago
Unpacking Tasks: The Fusion of New Technology with Instructional Work
This paper discusses how a new technology (designed to help pupils with learning about Shakespeare's Macbeth) is introduced and integrated into existing classroom practices. I...
Christian Greiffenhagen
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 3 months ago
Sotto Voce:  Facilitating Social Learning in a Historic House
This study examines visitors' use of two different electronic guidebook prototypes, the second an iteration of the first, that were developed to support social interaction bet...
Margaret H. Szymanski, Paul M. Aoki, Rebecca E. Gr...
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 3 months ago
Context-linked virtual assistants for distributed teams: an astrophysics case study
There is a growing need for distributed teams to analyze complex and dynamic data streams and make critical decisions under time pressure. Via a case study, we discuss potential g...
Sarah S. Poon, Rollin C. Thomas, Cecilia R. Aragon...
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 4 months ago
Imprint, a community visualization of printer data: designing for open-ended engagement on sustainability
We introduce Imprint, a casual information visualization kiosk that displays data extracted from a printer queue. We designed the system to be open-ended, and to support a workgro...
Zachary Pousman, Hafez Rouzati, John T. Stasko
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 4 months ago
Assistance: the work practices of human administrative assistants and their implications for it and organizations
Assistance – work carried out by one entity in support of another – is a concept of long-standing interest, both as a type of human work common in organizations and as a model...
Thomas Erickson, Catalina M. Danis, Wendy A. Kello...
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 5 months ago
A hybrid cultural ecology: world of warcraft in China
We analyze online gaming as a site of collaboration in a digital-physical hybrid. We ground our analysis in findings from an ethnographic study of the online game World of Warcraf...
Silvia Lindtner, Bonnie A. Nardi, Yang Wang 0005, ...
CSCW
2008
ACM
8 years 5 months ago
Steps toward a typology for health informatics
In this paper we outline a typology, which will be useful for those engaged in the design and customization of information systems in healthcare. Drawing on ethnographic case stud...
Ellen Balka, Pernille Bjørn, Ina Wagner
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