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Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 79–88 | Cite as

The illustrated conversation

  • Judith S. Donath
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Abstract

Collaboration-at-a-Glance is a program which provides a visual interface to an online conversation. Although the participants in the conversation may be at widely separate locations, the interface provides a visible shared electronic space for their interactions. The participants each have a first person view-point from which they can see who else is present and who is communicating with whom. In the first part of this paper, I describe the current implementation. In the second part of the paper, I discuss some of issues involved in expanding it to supplement an ongoing conversation with additional expressive information.

Keywords

groupware collaboration facial display social visualization 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith S. Donath
    • 1
  1. 1.MIT Media LabUSSR

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