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Supporting virtual team collaboration

Charles Steinfield, Chyng-Yang Jang, Ben Pfaff
1999 Proceedings of the international ACM SIGGROUP conference on Supporting group work - GROUP '99  
The paper begins by outlining some of the needs of virtual teams.  ...  In this paper, we describe a collaborative system specifically designed to address problems faced by distributed (or virtual) teams.  ...  When team members are spread across distant time zones, this scheduling problem is exacerbated by the limited windows for real time collaboration. l Virtual teams need help in facilitating spontaneous  ... 
doi:10.1145/320297.320306 dblp:conf/group/SteinfieldJP99 fatcat:b5ndj3n4jzbgdnuokbmvcy7ylq

Automated Deployment Support for Parallel Distributed Computing

Magdalena Sawinska, Dawid Kurzyniec, Jarosaw Sawinski, Vaidy Sunderam
2007 Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing, Proceedings of the Euromicro Workshop on  
In this paper we propose a novel model of resource sharing that is a viable alternative to that commonly adopted in the grid community.  ...  Our model shifts the resource virtualization and aggregation responsibilities to software at the client side, taking these burdens away from resource providers.  ...  As a result, cost-effectiveness of resource sharing is dependent upon, and constrained by, long-term agreements between large institutions, discouraging spontaneous collaborations between smaller groups  ... 
doi:10.1109/pdp.2007.26 dblp:conf/pdp/SlawinskaKSS07 fatcat:45ee27vnvvf3xl5g35m4luk5my

POPEYE: providing collaborative services for ad hoc and spontaneous communities

Juan A. Botía Blaya, Isabelle Demeure, Paolo Gianrossi, Pedro Garcia Lopez, Juan Antonio Martínez Navarro, Eike Michael Meyer, Patrizio Pelliccione, Frédérique Tastet-Cherel
2009 Service Oriented Computing and Applications  
virtual communities can emerge spontaneously and share data with the appropriate quality of service for business applications (persistence, synchronization, security, etc.).  ...  The POPEYE framework offers collaborative services for applications that aim to enable spontaneous collaboration over P2P wireless ad hoc groups, where fixed infrastructure is not a prerequisite, where  ...  A shared space is a virtual space composed of all the data shared among a group of users, applications and internal modules. A shared space is therefore mapped to a "group".  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11761-009-0038-7 fatcat:vf7dp7mpazhtrmewqtxam3zhai

Information technology enhanced learning in distance and conventional education

H.A. Latchman, Ch. Salzmann, D. Gillet, H. Bouzekri
1999 IEEE Transactions on Education  
In addition, the Instructor maintains a significant level of spontaneity in using multimedia material prepared in advance or using conventional chalkboard or hand written materials via traditional overhead  ...  Finally we share our vision on future trends to improve the proposed learning environment and the need for an optimal balance between expositive teaching and active learning for both synchronous and asynchronous  ...  It takes a great deal of effort on the part of instructor and students to generate a collaborative learning environment in the classroom, in which students work in groups on problemsolving and share findings-discoveries-and  ... 
doi:10.1109/13.804528 fatcat:3l3gx634o5fcfmkfphnvqzvmkm

Group-based Real-time Online Three-Dimensional Learning System for Solid Mechanics

Hengzhong Wen, Kurt Gramoll
2006 Proceedings. Frontiers in Education. 36th Annual Conference  
An online group-based cantilever beam learning environment is developed and presented as an example.  ...  This research provides a framework, built with Macromedia Flash Communication Server and Director, for constructing an online three-dimensional synchronous group study environment.  ...  This 3D world, which is implemented using Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML), is viewable and navigable via the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2006.322483 fatcat:rsykupb5rncilfywxzheijn5ky

Autonomic personal computing

D. F. Bantz, C. Bisdikian, D. Challener, J. P. Karidis, S. Mastrianni, A. Mohindra, D. G. Shea, M. Vanover
2003 IBM Systems Journal  
A system is self-configuring to the extent that it automates the installation and setup of its own software in a manner responsive to the needs of the platform, the user, the peer group, and the enterprise  ...  Systems such as Gnutella 6 have focused primarily on enabling anonymous file-sharing among peer-group clients.  ...  Current behavior among members of a peer group (e.g., personal computers on the same network segment) is usually confined to resource sharing-files, printers, and other peripheral devices.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.421.0165 fatcat:x7sewrkonbdifp26tfzmedznmi

Experiences in developing collaborative applications using the World Wide Web "shell"

Andreas Girgensohn, Alison Lee, Kevin Schueter
1996 Proceedings of the the seventh ACM conference on Hypertext - HYPERTEXT '96  
NYNEX Portholes Like Xerox Portholes [5] , NYNEX Portholes enables individuals to maintain an awareness of their virtual work group.  ...  One such extension allows users to select who is in their virtual work group (see Figure 2 ). Users also have some control over who can access their image.  ... 
doi:10.1145/234828.234852 dblp:conf/ht/GirgensohnLS96 fatcat:7goek4vo3vcrdlemekfaei2ahi

Description of the operational platform for data sharing and task management system (D7.2)

Miriam Sturkenboom
2020 Zenodo  
With the drag-and-drop option, a window appears asking DAP if she wants to open or download the file.  ...  Virtual machine • DAP o Virtual machine takes a long time to start up (2-5 minutes) o Running the virtual machine requires download of a .rdp file. DAP cannot enter the virtual machine.  ...  Thanks to the flexibility of the Azure cloud platform, on which the DRE has been built, it offers a variety of virtualized hardware, including, but not limited, to: • Standalone virtual Windows / Linux  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5829405 fatcat:3zmihkzx7zevlhdbqrj2abasvu

HotTown, enabling context-aware and extensible mobile interactive spaces

T.G. Kanter
2002 IEEE wireless communications  
These developments erase certain important boundaries in how we may physically interact with both real and virtual objects via computers and communication networks, to the extent that we are integrated  ...  These items then act in concert via short-range radio communication in so-called personal area networks (PANs) and via wireless communications connecting us to a larger network.  ...  In contrast to iTrolls, Bågen is open-ended as to which virtual spaces, landmarks, items, or capabilities can be added spontaneously.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2002.1043850 fatcat:o5thivi7y5ac7aouylqasusliq

Augmenting the Workaday World with Elvin [chapter]

Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Tim Mansfield, Simon Kaplan, David Arnold, Ted Phelps, Bill Segall
1999 ECSCW' 99  
Examples of its uses include: support for interaction via bi-directional chat-like facilities as well as support for uni-directional notifications, for example push-based information from services such  ...  We report the story of how our content-based pure notification service, called Elvin, became widely adopted in our organisation and elsewhere, augmenting the virtual work environment, and providing perceptual  ...  There are also 'file-watcher' and 'web-watcher' event generators that monitor changes to the network file stores and local web pages respectively and send out notifications via the relevant Tickertape  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-011-4441-4_23 dblp:conf/ecscw/FitzpatrickMKAPS99 fatcat:sweitjemufapbpvgs57wjdvrau

A data repository and analysis framework for spontaneous neural activity recordings in developing retina

Stephen John Eglen, Michael Weeks, Mark Jessop, Jennifer Simonotto, Tom Jackson, Evelyne Sernagor
2014 GigaScience  
This paper describes the structure of the data, along with examples of reproducible research using these data files. We also demonstrate how these data can be analysed in the CARMEN workflow system.  ...  During early development, neural circuits fire spontaneously, generating activity episodes with complex spatiotemporal patterns.  ...  Andrew Morton provided a Neuroexplorer script for converting data files. This work was supported by  ... 
doi:10.1186/2047-217x-3-3 pmid:24666584 pmcid:PMC4076503 fatcat:jcokql52grh2zaecmjsuotbnuy

Technology-Enhanced Learning in Blended Learning Environments: A Report on Standard Practices

Michele L. Gribbins, Rassule Hadidi, Andrew Urbaczewski, Chelley Vician
2007 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
Group Decision Support Systems [Alavi 1994] , "virtual classrooms" and "hypermedia virtual classrooms" [Hiltz 1994 [Hiltz , 1995 Rana et al. 1996 ], multi-media and hypermedia [Carver et al. 1999; Hadidi  ...  Vician editing of an audio or video file, such as an MP3 file, followed by the distribution of the file, and then the accessing of the file [Gribbins and Bapat 2007] .  ...  Box 2712 Atlanta, GA, 30301-2712 Attn: Reprints or via email from ais@aisnet.org . ISSN: 1529-3181  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.02046 fatcat:lzr7hd52rbfklgmbizlryi7ln4

Trust Context Spaces: An Infrastructure for Pervasive Security in Context-Aware Environments [chapter]

Philip Robinson, Michael Beigl
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Virtual-Physical Imbalances: Opening Security Vulnerability Windows Security starts with an analysis of risks.  ...  Otherwise, this results in imbalances between the physical and virtual worlds, which leads to "windows of vulnerability".  ...  In (B) the shelf is also part of the context group as the files stored are physical counterparts of the data being currently displayed on the public screen and PDA.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39881-3_15 fatcat:aken3po755ee3bukkcfzedfreq

Visualizing the VLearn3D 2002 conference in space and time

Katy Borner, Gyeongja J. Lee, Shashikant Penumarthy, Ryan J. Jones, Robert F. Erbacher, Philip C. Chen, Jonathan C. Roberts, Matti T. Gr÷hn, Katy B÷rner
2004 Visualization and Data Analysis 2004  
This paper extends and applies this tool set to visualize an entire virtual Conference on the topic Virtual Learning in Three Dimensions (VLearn3D) that was held in December 2002.  ...  This paper introduces a set of visualization tools that aim to support social navigation, the evaluation and optimization of three-dimensional virtual worlds and the study of their evolving communities  ...  Private communication is supported by telegramming, whisper, separate email, or file sharing programs. Automatically recorded chat logs are convenient to have for following up on missed meetings.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.539232 dblp:conf/vda/BornerLPJ04 fatcat:lwgyoe5ukfbkdkcljgw2weacum

Distributed Education Using the mStar Environment

Dick Schefstroem, Kåre Synnes, Peter Parnes, Serge Lachapelle
1998 Journal of universal computer science (Online)  
methodology and technology used, while recognizing usage scenarios such as preparation of presentation material, distributed presentations, asynchronous playback of recorded and edited material, and virtual  ...  Another area of future work is enhancement and expansion of the virtual student community, since spontaneous discussions among students and teachers are vital, even if asynchronous.  ...  General application sharing across platforms. Remote pointers for pointing certain paragraphs or positions in HTML slides.  ... 
doi:10.3217/jucs-004-10-0807 dblp:journals/jucs/SynnesLPS98 fatcat:qx3n3gjwkncitkgxmlllnzcxt4
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