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Title Awareness systems : advances in theory, methodology and design / Panos Markopoulos, Boris De Ruyter, Wendy Mackay, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 491 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Human-computer interaction series, 1571-5035
Human-computer interaction series.
Contents Preface; Contents; Contributors; Part I Awareness in Context; 1 An Historical Reflection of Awareness in Collaboration; 2 A Design Framework for Awareness Systems; 3 Awareness in the Home: The Nuances of Relationships, Domestic Coordination and Communication; Part II Theoretical Perspectives; 4 Making Sense of What Is Going on 0Around0: Designing Environmental Awareness Information Displays; 5 Social Inference Through Technology; 6 Abstractions of Awareness: Aware of What?; 7 Phatic Interactions: Being Aware and Feeling Connected
Summary People go about their daily tasks with an in-built awareness of their social and physical environments. This awareness helps them to work cooperatively in groups, coordinate actions, and to maintain and enhance social communication with others. Networked technology has extended the reach of people's awareness to remote and distributed groups and provided access to a much larger social network than was previously feasible. Awareness systems that are designed to support people to build up, maintain and make use of these extended networks are attracting the interest of industry, and include buddy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Awareness.
Online social networks.
Human-computer interaction.
Form Electronic book
Author Markopoulos, P. (Panos)
Ruyter, Boris de.
Mackay, Wendy.
ISBN 9781848824775 (e-isbn)
1848824777 (e-isbn)