Integrating Awareness Sources in Heterogeneous Collaboration Environments

Vijayanand Bharadwaj, Y. V. Ramana Reddy, Sumitra Reddy

Abstract

Collaboration in heterogeneous environments involves dealing with variety of information sources that generate information that users need to be aware of. Users must be empowered to tailor the quality of awareness information. Heterogeneity of sources and media adversely affects the quality of group awareness. We propose a solution in terms of integrating the sources at the information level and provide a model for the same. We discuss our progress in designing the model, its utility and benefits. We believe that such a unifying framework can increase the effectiveness of group awareness in supporting co-ordination and execution of collaborative work.

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Bharadwaj V., V. Ramana Reddy Y. and Reddy S. (2005). Integrating Awareness Sources in Heterogeneous Collaboration Environments . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2005) ISBN 972-8865-21-X, pages 18-27. DOI: 10.5220/0002577600180027


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@conference{csac05,
author={Vijayanand Bharadwaj and Y. V. Ramana Reddy and Sumitra Reddy},
title={Integrating Awareness Sources in Heterogeneous Collaboration Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={18-27},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002577600180027},
isbn={972-8865-21-X},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2005)
TI - Integrating Awareness Sources in Heterogeneous Collaboration Environments
SN - 972-8865-21-X
AU - Bharadwaj V.
AU - V. Ramana Reddy Y.
AU - Reddy S.
PY - 2005
SP - 18
EP - 27
DO - 10.5220/0002577600180027