Providing a Progressive Access to Awareness Information

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Providing a Progressive Access to Awareness Information
Awareness has now become a widely accepted central feature in groupware systems. In this context, providing an awareness support consists in delivering to users involved in a collaborative task, information concerning their group, other users, their past, present or future roles or activities, etc. However, one of the potential underlying risks of such a support is to produce too much information. As a matter of fact, this amount of information may reveal itself cumbersome, leading to a cognitive overload for users which slows down the global activity of the group. In this paper, we propose to address this issue by stratifying the awareness information space into different levels of details. Such stratifications give users a progressive access to information: first, they can access to the most relevant information linked to their current activity and profile, and then, they can gradually access to the rest of awareness information. The proposed architecture relies on a generic Data Mod...
Manuele Kirsch-Pinheiro, Marlène Villanova-
Added 04 Jul 2010
Updated 04 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Authors Manuele Kirsch-Pinheiro, Marlène Villanova-Oliver, Jérôme Gensel, José Valdeni de Lima, Hervé Martin
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