Designing a Future Space in Real Spaces: Transforming the Heterogeneous Representations of a “Not Yet Existing” Object

  • Katsuya Takanashi
  • Takeshi Hiramoto
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7258)


Based on ethnography in a scientific museum, this article analyzes a single case of successive group problem-solving interactions for designing an exhibition as a future space. In the process of multimodal interaction in multiple spaces, heterogeneous resources in real spaces became representations of objects not yet existing and were continuously transformed with reference to a framework for collaborative problem-solving.


Representation Object not yet existing Group problem solving Multimodality Space 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katsuya Takanashi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Takeshi Hiramoto
    • 2
  1. 1.PRESTOJapan Science and Technology AgencyJapan
  2. 2.Academic Center for Compuing and Media StudiesKyoto UniversitySakyo-kuJapan

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