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ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 11 Issue 4, Oct. 1993

Groupwork close up: a comparison of the group design process with and without a simple group editor
Judith S. Olson, Gary M. Olson, Marianne Storrøsten, Mark Carter
Pages: 321-348
DOI: 10.1145/159764.159763
A simple collaborative tool, a shared text editor called ShrEdit, changed the way groups of designers performed their work, and changed it for the better. First, the designs produced by the 19 groups of three designers were of higher quality...

Integration of interpersonal space and shared workspace: ClearBoard design and experiments
Hiroshi Ishii, Minoru Kobayashi, Jonathan Grudin
Pages: 349-375
DOI: 10.1145/159764.159762
We describe the evolution of the novel shared drawing medium ClearBoard which was designed to seamlessly integrate an interpersonal space and a shared workspace. ClearBoard permits coworkers in two locations to draw with color markers or with...

Capturing, structuring, and representing ubiquitous audio
Debby Hindus, Chris Schmandt, Chris Horner
Pages: 376-400
DOI: 10.1145/159764.159761
Although talking is an integral part of collaboration, there has been little computer support for acquiring and accessing the contents of conversations. Our approach has focused on ubiquitous audio, or the unobtrusive capture of...

Phone-based CSCW: tools and trials
Paul Resnick
Pages: 401-424
DOI: 10.1145/159764.159760
Telephones are the most ubiquitous, best-networked, and simplest computer terminals available today. They have been used for voice mail but largely overlooked as a platform for asynchronous cooperative-work applications such as event calendars,...