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The design of a collaborative interface for narration to support reconciliation in a conflict

Oliviero Stock, Massimo Zancanaro, Cesare Rocchi, Daniel Tomasini, Chaya Koren, Zvi Eisikovits, Dina Goren-Bar, Patrice L. (Tamar) Weiss
2009 AI & Society: The Journal of Human-Centred Systems and Machine Intelligence  
This paper is about the development of a faceto-face collaborative technology to support shifting attitudes of participants in conflict via a narration task.  ...  The work is based on two cultural elements: conflict resolution theory and the design of a collaboration enforcing interface designed specifically for the task.  ...  Acknowledgments The work was supported by the collaboration project between the Caesarea-Rothschild Institute at the University of Haifa and FBK/IRST in Trento and by FIRB project RBIN045PXH.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00146-009-0197-2 fatcat:zvkdk2s5avdxfpfwittvchxtnm

MOSES

Thomas N. Smyth, John Etherton, Michael L. Best
2010 Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '10  
In cooperation with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia, we have constructed a novel interactive kiosk system, called MOSES, for use in that country's post-conflict reconciliation effort  ...  We also present a novel design methodology we employed to manage the various distances between our design team and the intended user group in Liberia.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank all interview participants for their time, as well as the members of the Liberian diaspora in Atlanta with whom we worked. Thanks also to the three anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1753326.1753484 dblp:conf/chi/SmythEB10 fatcat:mbjhncdy4nfr3pj7d3ifmw5egi

Investigating situated cultural practices through cross-sectoral digital collaborations: processes, policies, insights

Jo Briggs
2012 Digital Creativity  
The article goes on to critically examine the processes involved in practically realising, and creatively and theoretically reconciling, communityengaged digital production in a particular socio-political  ...  Ireland's recent political history, with complex conditions allowing for formation of a 'cross-community' system of government enabling power sharing between parties representing Protestant/loyalist and  ...  Donegal, for permission to reproduce images.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14626268.2012.709944 fatcat:o5rgvttwdvhrxmc6tntbcge2gy

Situated and embodied interactions for symbiotic and inclusive societies

Osamu Katai, Toyoaki Nishida, Renate Fruchter
2010 AI & Society: The Journal of Human-Centred Systems and Machine Intelligence  
to share ideas, knowledge, and insights in the form of concrete building projects, colocated interface for narration reconciliation in a conflict by making tangible the contributions and disagreements  ...  A target scenario of interactions between the user and a virtual technical support engineer (VTSE) was used to identify key issues in the use of affective computing in search for better client service  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00146-010-0302-6 fatcat:pcizptmrkjgltd5uozlc7jeoq4

Undertaking a heritage ethnography in Kosovo

Sarah Wolferstan
2006 Papers from the Institute of Archaeology  
Thanks also to Beverley Butler for commenting on a draft of this report, and Smaro Touloupa for their support. I am grateful to the UCL Institute of Archaeology for its professional preparation.  ...  Acknowledgements I am very grateful to the AHRC for its funding, and the staff of Intersos and the Cultural Heritage without Borders offices in the province for their support, advice, hospitality and generosity  ...  By acknowledging my 'ghosts' and choosing to focus on the dynamics represented by such a trilogy, I hope to offer a fresh critique of heritage and its attempts to achieve reconciliation in areas of post-conflict  ... 
doi:10.5334/pia.274 fatcat:st43bchpnjd5xldhcwlhlt4p3e

The poetics of peace: From aesthetic knowledge to reconciliation

Andreas G. Velthuizen, Kate D. Ferguson
2018 The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa  
In support of this argument, the research was conducted with the San, the First People of southern Africa, in the context of a broader research project that aims at finding and publishing theory for dispute  ...  The discussion contains a conceptual framework of philosophy and theories that elucidates the concepts of poetics, the aesthetic domain and its relevance to peace and reconciliation in Africa.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the San, the First People of southern Africa, especially the communities of Platfontein, Andriesvale, Welkom, Rietfontein and Philandersbron, for participating  ... 
doi:10.4102/td.v14i1.472 fatcat:25nmiddu2ba4lct6catrtgr6zm

Designing Physical-Digital Workspaces to Support Globally Collaborative Work

Andrea Tucker, Thierry Gidel, Cédric Fluckiger
2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design  
We chose to use case studies completed by groups of students in an engineering course to test different workspace modalities: the use of a large multi-touch table top in conjunction with a multi-touch  ...  We hypothesized that the workspaces would influence collaborative activity, expecting to see higher rates of collaboration in the table top environment than in the other two modalities studied.  ...  TACTILE AND TABLETOP TECHNOLOGIES: PHYSICAL-DIGITAL WORKSPACES Increased interest in collaboration skills and work styles for engineers/designers has led to increased interest in CSCWD (Computer Supported  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.14 fatcat:c3rrhqrpn5abxds4bcb7cbfxra

Reconciliation through Estrangement

Mathias Thaler
2018 The Review of Politics  
AbstractWhile it is often assumed that reconciliation culminates in the comprehensive resolution of conflict between deeply alienated parties, the article argues that reconciliation can only be achieved  ...  I tease out the implications of this insight by examining the South African theater piece Ubu and the Truth Commission, which employs a number of estrangements devices in order to problematize the ambiguities  ...  In the broadest sense, the paper seeks to contribute to a better appreciation of the shifting interface between aesthetics and politics.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0034670518000505 fatcat:2f5mmisjtffkfmuxsol4cuwuoa

Natural modeling

Zoe Zarwin, Jean-Sébastien Sottet, Jean-Marie Favre
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 Extreme Modeling Workshop on - XM '12  
This paper considers modeling from an anthropological point of view. A retrospective starting back to the Prehistoric Age leads to new perspectives for natural modeling in the Information Age.  ...  In the century of the "disappearing computer", it definitively makes sense to search for non invasive and flexible modeling technologies.  ...  The conflict resolution problems are notably addressed for EMF in [31] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2467307.2467309 fatcat:orv247ejfbaw5nxwj6trtii5m4

Dispute Resolution Lessons Gleaned from the Arrest of Professor Gates and 'The Beer Summit'

Elayne E. Greenberg
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Part Two analyzes the transformation in the participants' conflict discourse that was used to narrate their experience before and after the beer summit.  ...  For example, one tenet of transformative mediation is that the parties in the conflict have the capacity to resolve the conflict themselves.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1826211 fatcat:egqvbw6acfegnhgosksmbzf53q

A Place for Individuals: Positive Growth in Rwanda

Hannah Grayson
2017 Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies  
This article introduces the Rwandan Stories of Change research project, and uses data collected jointly with the Aegis Trust to argue for the value of in-depth studies on individual Rwandans' positive  ...  It seeks to explore the place of individual growth in discussions of post-genocide Rwanda by examining the communitarian culture and policies of present day Rwanda.  ...  Acknowledgments The research for this publication was conducted in collaboration with the Aegis Trust who granted Professor Nicki Hitchcott and her team access to oral testimonies stored in the Genocide  ... 
doi:10.1080/23277408.2017.1374052 fatcat:3oglcllhlvgmjbxnk7e4sqdfqa

Imagination, Indigeneity, and Computation: The SIGGRAPH 2018 Art Gallery

Burbano
2020 Arts  
The exhibition was one component of the SIGGRAPH conference, and it was built upon five conceptual nodes, in this text, particular attention is paid to the historical node.  ...  In general terms, the dialog between a diverse set of projects is one of the most compelling aspects of the exposition, the participation of Indigenous artists working with digital media represented one  ...  Today, SIGGRAPH is part of the conferences supported by the ACM, the Association for Computer Machinery.  ... 
doi:10.3390/arts9010018 fatcat:tz3pupxfqfhctjttkuymatcj34

Telling Our Stories / Animating Our Past: A Status Report on Oral History and Digital Media

Steven High, Jessica Mills, Stacey Zembrzycki
2012 Canadian Journal of Communication  
Tens of thousands of oral history interviews sitting in archival drawers, on computer hard drives, or on library bookshelves have never been listened to.  ...  Although the existence of these immense collections is widely known, the interviews are difficult to access.  ...  methods on smartphones. the design of the software also spoke to our own collaborative digital storytelling initiative within the Montreal Life Stories project. through a discussion of a project based  ... 
doi:10.22230/cjc.2012v37n3a2541 fatcat:r5z3dfxzbrho7eznbnz6rcts2i

Controlling the taxonomic variable: Taxonomic concept resolution for a southeastern United States herbarium portal

Nico Franz, Edward Gilbert, Bertram Ludäscher, Alan Weakley
2016 Research Ideas and Outcomes  
We believe that trust in networked biodiversity data depends on open and dynamic system designs, allowing expert access and resolution of multiple conflicting views that reflect the complex realities of  ...  occurrence schemas and related user interfaces to support the new concept data, including novel batch and map-based specimen determination modules, with easy output options in Darwin Core Archive format  ...  This acknowledgment need not imply that the collaborators are responsible for the overall goals and content of the proposal.  ... 
doi:10.3897/rio.2.e10610 fatcat:zatj4qmqzbd2hm4sq2ufds3pce

Dating SOS: a systematic and theory-based development of a web-based tailored intervention to prevent dating violence among Brazilian youth

Sheila Giardini Murta, Priscila de Oliveira Parada, Sara da Silva Meneses, João Victor Venâncio Medeiros, Amanda Balbino, Marina Caricatti Rodrigues, Marco Akira Miura, Thiago André Araújo Dos Santos, Hein de Vries
2020 BMC Public Health  
The intervention design included the stages of needs assessment; definition of objectives of change; development of the library of messages; elaboration of a questionnaire for tailoring feedbacks according  ...  The third session covers social norms, self-efficacy and an action plan to cope with conflicts. The fourth session discusses attitudes, social support and an action plan to protect from violence.  ...  Social support for protecting oneself from dating violence Recognize sources of social support for protection in the face of relationship violence.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-020-08487-x pmid:32216764 pmcid:PMC7098149 fatcat:n6qaiiuhnjd5lduz7xcbjoyywu
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