Designing Group Annotations and Process Visualizations for Role-Based Collaboration

  • Gregorio Convertino
  • Anna Wu
  • Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang
  • Craig H. Ganoe
  • Blaine Hoffman
  • John M. Carroll


Team collaboration in situations like emergency management often involves sharing and management of knowledge among distributed domain experts. This study extends our previous research on improving common ground building among collaborators with role-based multiple views, and proposes prototypes of annotation and process visualization tools to further enhance common ground building. We illustrate specific needs through two problem scenarios and propose the designed prototypes through storyboarding.


Common Ground Emergency Management Situation Awareness Visualization Tool Annotation Tool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregorio Convertino
    • 1
  • Anna Wu
    • 1
  • Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang
    • 1
  • Craig H. Ganoe
    • 1
  • Blaine Hoffman
    • 1
  • John M. Carroll
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information Sciences and TechnologyThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park

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