An object-oriented office space description model and an office view management mechanism for distributed office environment

  • Hideyuki Takada
  • Yahiko Kambayashi
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 730)


In this paper, we define an object-oriented office description model and language for computer supported office work system, Virtual Office, that we are currently developing to support cooperative work at offices. The system utilizes HyperCard-like user interface with underlying databases. The language provides the ability to describe layouts and functions of office space. Office view mechanisms to provide various views with users are also proposed based on the model. In addition, some examples of the prototype system of Virtual Office are introduced.


Cooperative Work Security Management Personal Space Distribute Computer System Office Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideyuki Takada
    • 1
  • Yahiko Kambayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Integrated Media Environment Experimental Laboratory Faculty of EngineeringKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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