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Social Navigation in Information Space : CSCW: Computer Supported Cooperative Work - Alan J. Munro

Social Navigation in Information Space

CSCW: Computer Supported Cooperative Work

By: Alan J. Munro (Editor), Kristina Hoeoek (Editor), David Benyon (Editor)

Paperback ISBN: 9781852330903
Number Of Pages: 278

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This volume examines how people deal with information in a computerized environment, looking at what happens when people actively explore information space looking for objects without specific goals in mind. The topics are particularly relevant to the industrial application of computer supported cooperative work (CSCW) techniques, especially with regard to teleworking and virtual organizations. This volume will be useful for researchers interested in human computer interaction, virtual communities, and information visualization.

List of contributors
Footprints in the Snowp. 1
Where the Footprints Lead: Tracking Down Other Roles for Social Navigationp. 15
Social Connotations of Space in the Design for Virtual Communities and Social Navigationp. 35
Informatics, Architecture and Languagep. 55
Information that Counts: A Sociological View of Information Navigationp. 80
Screen Scenery: Transposing Aesthetic Principles from Real to Electronic Environmentsp. 90
Navigating the Virtual Landscape: Co-ordinating the Shared Use of Spacep. 112
Spaces, Places, Landscapes and Views: Experiential Design of Shared Information Spacesp. 132
The Conceptual Structure of Information Spacep. 155
A Contrast Between Information Navigation and Social Navigation in Virtual Worldsp. 174
Understanding Representations of Space: A Comparison of Visualisation Techniques in Mainstream Cinema and Computer Interfacesp. 198
The Role of Wearables in Social Navigationp. 220
Evaluating Adaptive Navigation Supportp. 240
Footsteps from the Garden - Arcadian Knowledge Spacesp. 253
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9781852330903
ISBN-10: 1852330902
Series: CSCW: Computer Supported Cooperative Work
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.52 x 15.62  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.54