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HICOM as a CSCW Environment

  • J. Newman
Part of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work book series (CSCW)

Abstract

This chapter presents a computer supported cooperative work (CSCW) perspective of HICOM, the communications and information service of the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) community in the UK. It outlines the perceived needs of the professions, industry practitioners and researchers which gave rise to the establishment of HICOM, situates these needs in relation to the processes of knowledge production and distribution and the strategies and institutions of professionalism, describes the current and developing uses of HICOM, and outlines some of the lessons that have been learned over the past three years and some issues that are currently being researched within the HICOM context.

Keywords

Computer Support Cooperative Work Conferencing System Invisible College Group Maintenance Collaborative Writing 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

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  • J. Newman

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