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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 31 Issue 2es, June 1999

Introduction to the Electronic Symposium on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work
Kevin L. Mills
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323217
Computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) holds great importance and promise for modern society. This paper provides an overview of seventeen papers comprising a symposium on CSCW. The overview also discusses some relationships among the...

MASH: enabling scalable multipoint collaboration
Steven McCanne, Eric Brewer, Randy Katz, Elan Amir, Yatin Chawathe, Todd Hodes, Ketan Mayer-Patel, Suchitra Raman, Cynthia Romer, Angela Schuett, Andrew Swan, Teck-Lee Tung, Tina Wong, Kristin Wright
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323220

Semantic multicast: intelligently sharing collaborative sessions
Son Dao, Eddie Shek, Asha Vellaikal, Richard R. Muntz, Lixia Zhang, Miodrag Potkonjak, Ouri Wolfson
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323221
We introduce the concept of semantic multicast to implement a large-scale shared interaction infrastructure providing mechanisms for collecting, indexing, and disseminating the information produced in collaborative sessions. This infrastructure...

DISCIPLE: a framework for multimodal collaboration in heterogeneous environments
Ivan Marsic
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323225
This paper presents a framework for sharing JavaBeans applications in real-time synchronous collaboration. A generic collaboration bus provides a plug-and-play environment that enables collaboration with applications that may or may not be...

Orbit/Virtue: collaboration and visualization toolkits
Daniel A. Reed, Simon M. Kaplan
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323226

Creation and performance analysis of user representations in collaborative virtual environments
Kevin Martin
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323227
In distributed collaborative virtual environments, participants are often embodied or represented in some form within a virtual world. The representations take many different forms and are often driven by limitations in the available technology....

Rough'n'Ready: a meeting recorder and browser
Francis Kubala, Sean Colbath, Daben Liu, John Makhoul
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323354

Dynamic collaborator discovery in information intensive environments
David Payton, Mike Daily, Kevin Martin
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323355

Informedia Experience-on-Demand: capturing, integrating and communicating experiences across people, time and space
Howard D. Wactlar, Michael G. Christel, Alexander G. Hauptmann, Yihong Gong
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323356
The Informedia Experience-on-Demand system uses speech, image, and natural language processing combined with GPS information to capture, integrate, and communicate personal multimedia experiences. This paper discusses in initial prototype of the...

Task-based information management
Michael Wolverton
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323357
Effective collaboration in fast-changing environment can put great dem ands on a collaborator's time. Therefore, information retrieval and filtering tools for these environments should impose as little on that time as possible. Not only should...

Interface issues in computer support for asynchronous communication
James H. Morris, Christine M. Neuwirth, Susan Harkness Regli, Ravinder Chandhok, Geoffrey C. Wenger
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323358

Integration of synchronous and asynchronous collaboration activities
Larry S. Jackson, Ed Grossman
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323359
The inegrated synchronous and asynchronous collaboration (ISAAC) project [1] is constructing a communication and collaboration system to bridge traditional workgroup barriers of time and space. Possible applications include military command and...

Consistency management for distributed collaboration
Jonathan Rees, Sarah Ferguson, Sankar Virdhagriswaran
Article No.: 13
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323360

Intermediary Architecture: interposing middleware object services between Web client and server
Craig Thompson, Paul Pazandak, Venu Vasudevan, Frank Manola, Mark Palmer, Gil Hansen, Tom Bannon
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323361
This paper describes the Intermediary Architecture, a middleware architecture which interposes distributed object services between Web client and server. The architecture extends current Web architectures with a new kind of...

Evaluation for collaborative systems
Laurie Damianos, Lynette Hirschman, Robyn Kozierok, Jeffrey Kurtz, Andrew Greenberg, Kimberley Walls, Sharon Laskowski, Jean Scholtz
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323362

Re-configurable distributed scripting
M. Ranganathan, Laurent Andrey, Virginie Schaal, Jean-Philippe Favreau
Article No.: 16
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323363
Several distributed testing, control and collaborative applications are reactive or event driven in nature. Such applications can be structured as a set of handlers that react to events and that in turn can trigger other events. We have...

The MITRE Multi-Modal Logger: its use in evaluation of collaborative systems
Samuel Bayer, Laurie E. Damianos, Robyn Kozierok, James Mokwa
Article No.: 17
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323364

The MITRE map navigation experiment
Jeffrey L. Kurtz, Laurie E. Damianos, Robyn Kozierok, Lynette Hirschman
Article No.: 18
DOI: 10.1145/323216.323365