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Leaving the World Behind: Supporting Group Collaboration Patterns in a Shared Virtual Environment for Product Design

John M. Linebarger, Christopher D. Janneck, G. Drew Kessler
2005 Presence - Teleoperators and Virtual Environments  
A collaborative virtual environment that supports multiple collaboration patterns and fluid transitions was developed using the Shared Simple Virtual Environment (SSVE) application framework.  ...  Group experiments were performed to test the operating hypothesis that support for group collaboration patterns led to higher performance.  ...  Mitchiner of Sandia National Laboratories was very helpful in creating the organizational support for this research and was a member of the dissertation committee.  ... 
doi:10.1162/105474605775196625 fatcat:dsxk434tszfdxesehx4wq5fg3y

Assessment: The driving force behind self-directed learning in English teacher training [chapter]

Marike Annandale, North-West University, Elizabeth M. Reyneke, North-West University
2021 NWU Self-Directed Learning Series  
The reviewers were independent of the publisher and/or authors in question.  ...  Peer review declaration The publisher (AOSIS) endorses the South African 'National Scholarly Book Publishers Forum Best Practice for Peer Review of Scholarly Books'.  ...  Acknowledgements This chapter is based on a research project supported by the NRF of South Africa (Grant Number 90387).  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2021.bk280.08 fatcat:xixrptuixzhubntue3hhe3zzvy

Behind the Veils

1999 Cell  
sponsoring company has proceeded with tests in a small group of patients.  ...  two are reviews on telomeres and telomerase the species as a whole, but rather it is a nonselected (predominantly in cancer) and telomerase-mediated im-"by-product" of selection for maximal reproductive  ...  Within is known of the molecular mechanism behind this effect; recent decades there has been a virtual explosion in debate rages even as to whether it is a direct effect the development of assays for chemical  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0092-8674(00)81502-0 fatcat:mzydxafzsbf5rpxubha46lfxeq

Resource Extraction Leaves Something Behind: Environmental Justice and Mining

Rob White
2013 International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy  
Environmental justice is concerned with the health and wellbeing of individuals, groups and communities in regards to toxic environments.  ...  As the title indicates, a key concern is what resource extraction leaves behind and how this impacts upon local areas now and into the future.  ...  As the title indicates, a key concern is what resource extraction leaves behind as mining occurs (namely, toxic materials and air pollutants) and how this impacts upon local areas now and into the future  ... 
doi:10.5204/ijcjsd.v2i1.90 fatcat:opplx6juajgcpntlk5fgcwulhq

Habits and the electronic herd: The psychology behind social media's successes and failures

Ian A. Anderson, Wendy Wood
2020 Consumer Psychology Review  
The answer can be found in the psychological dynamics behind consumer habit formation and performance.  ...  Demonstrating that use habits are tied to cues, we report a novel test of a 2008 change in Facebook design, showing that it impeded posting only of frequent, habitual users, suggesting that the change  ...  Additional potential can be found in 5G-enabled collaborations among video-sharing users, such as creating virtual reality backgrounds for video content.  ... 
doi:10.1002/arcp.1063 fatcat:fpispdsvbffglga4hkxrnccqr4

Aggregators today and tomorrow: from intermediaries to local orchestrators? [chapter]

Ksenia Poplavskaya, Laurens de Vries
2020 Behind and Beyond the Meter  
Yet, so far, their market entry has been a mixed success in the EU countries.  ...  in the electricity grid and markets. • Decentralization is supported by the push for consumer empowerment and the new opportunities on the demand side. • Digitalization enables new solutions to connect  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank Aby Chacko (tiko), Stephan Marty (KiWi Power), and Matthias Dilthey (sonnen) for the discussions that contributed to this chapter.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-819951-0.00005-0 fatcat:srt5yr2kwjbtngslgdm5drhy5e

Reclaiming the Child Left Behind: The Case for Corporate Cultural Responsibility

François Maon, Adam Lindgreen
2014 Journal of Business Ethics  
In turn, we explicitly address issues related to the complex question of determining the cultural responsibilities of corporate actors; specify key CCRrelated conceptualizations; and lay a foundation for  ...  Although a reasonable understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) exists, one dimension remains largely ignored.  ...  The development of corporate activities and their outcomes, which include the design, production, and marketing of products and services, thus constitutes a "culture-making process in which ideas, values  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2112-0 fatcat:m2gngh66erdb5fvejqwtrxngiq

Curation as methodological enhancement in researching production cultures behind screen content about displaced children in Europe

Naomi Sakr, Jeanette Steemers, Susanne Eichner, Juan Francisco Gutiérrez Lozano, Berber Hagedoorn
2021 Critical Studies in Television  
The article seeks to reflect critically on an alternative hybrid research method, which aims to open up a space for dialogue about production processes and was applied in three workshops about children's  ...  content and forced migration that the authors ran with content creators and broadcasters of children's screen content in 2017–2018.  ...  The methods for defining, sharing and problem-solving that generated this outcome had been piloted by the authors at the 2014 World Summit on Media for Children (WSMC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in a one-day  ... 
doi:10.1177/17496020211004102 fatcat:v3hdkvfravaobfsbc4hlq5jciu

Identity in virtual communities

Anri Kivimäki, Kaisa Kauppinen, Mike Robinson
1998 ACM SIGGROUP Bulletin  
Even in 'chat' worlds, the person behind the avatar is the real target of interaction, the trigger for identity production.  ...  The conventions were part of a process of identity production, and the dynamic of that process was to get behind the virtual world to the 'real' person.  ... 
doi:10.1145/307736.307764 fatcat:gw6kxnyluza6hgvx3r2gd67yru

Working behind the Scenes: Gender, Sexuality, and Collaboration in the Vocal Arrangements of Billy Strayhorn

Lisa Barg
2014 Women and Music  
Yet the lp cover design, with its contrast of Clooney's "in-color" head against the "black-and-white" Ellington, also referenced the real-life "virtual" conditions involved in recording the lp-just one  ...  Working behind the Scenes Gender, Sexuality, and Collaboration in the Vocal Arrangements of Billy Strayhorn Lisa Barg I n mid-January 1956 Billy Strayhorn fl ew to Los Angeles from New York to begin a  ... 
doi:10.1353/wam.2014.0002 fatcat:ulje4svdiveghcvkobnxbtorca

Getting Behind the Grain: The Politics of Genetic Modification on the Canadian Prairies

Emily Eaton
2009 Antipode  
Monsanto's vision for the future of prairie wheat crossed moral and cultural boundaries for producers and organizations that understood themselves as active subjects. iii Scott Prudham has played a huge  ...  For many prairie farm organizations, the fate of the family farm is tied up with the future of wheat farming and the capacity of farmers to collectively market their wheat in international markets.  ...  My mom (Valerie Veillard) and my father (Bob Eaton) provided me with a home and access to a car during my fieldwork and are significantly responsible for my successes in the field.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8330.2009.00672.x fatcat:ihg5vsyapndmrjksclqqe3q74a

Location Systems: An Introduction to the Technology Behind Location Awareness

Anthony LaMarca, Eyal de Lara
2008 Synthesis Lectures on Mobile and Pervasive Computing  
For example, the market for GPS products and services alone is expected to grow to US$200 billion by 2015.  ...  Similarly, social roles and interactions can be learned from patterns of colocation [39] , and physical activities and modes of transportation can often be inferred from the changes in coordinate-based  ...  where in the real world the virtual treasures lie.  ... 
doi:10.2200/s00115ed1v01y200804mpc004 fatcat:cbvw7weeibhxjnbwnp4y4mat3m

Producing identity in collaborative virtual environments

Kaisa Kauppinen, Anri Kivimäki, Taina Era, Mike Robinson
1998 Proceedings of the ACM symposium on Virtual reality software and technology 1998 - VRST '98  
The usability of Collaborative Virtual Environments is a function of technical affordances with the implicit and explicit intentions of users.  ...  There is doubt that such conventions constitute evidence of a 'virtual' social system.  ...  The conventions were part of a process of identity production, and the dynamic of that process was to get behind the virtual world to the 'real' person.  ... 
doi:10.1145/293701.293706 dblp:conf/vrst/KauppinenKER98 fatcat:chrkrwtplnbhpj74p2y3m4e46e

Sharing serendipity in the workplace

Phillip Jeffrey, Andrew McGrath
2000 Proceedings of the third international conference on Collaborative virtual environments - CVE '00  
The Forum is a collaborative working environment that consists of two shared spaces: a space for informal interaction (Contact Space), and a workspace for synchronous meetings using audioconferencing support  ...  In the prototype evaluation, the findings suggest that chance encounters were produced and that the Concept Space was perceived as an environment for supporting group cohesiveness.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Jon Duhig and Beverley Wright for their evaluations of the Forum. Thanks to the Forum development team and BT participants for their assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/351006.351037 fatcat:aoxu4elxt5ftbax3set4ojncxm

Critical Success Factors in Managing Virtual Teams [chapter]

Ganesh Vaidyanathan, Carmen Debrot
2010 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
The corporate world is changing from boardroom meetings and group gatherings to a virtual team world. Mobile employees who work from home or a remote office are becoming more common.  ...  However, virtual teams carry additional complexity and increase risk of unsuccessful projects in terms of reaching their goals.  ...  A FRAMEWORK TO ANALYZE SUCCESS FACTOR TO MANAGE VIRTUAL TEAMS In face-to-face environments, team members, attending the same meetings, working in the same physical environment, tend to share commonly held  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12035-0_27 fatcat:obg6sghi3jf3zpmvdxhuasm2gq
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