Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As we design new systems, it will be important to frame the experience in a way that values and rewards productive participation and contribution.

Binding affordances and GIS in hybrid places

Taming the spaces

An Affordance-Based Model of Place in GIS. This paper presents a methodology to model places with affordances. Modeling places with affordances integrates cognitive and engineering aspects, therefore leading to a knowledge-representation that comes closer to the user. The integration of affordance-based models of places into future GIS will lead to a better communication between users and systems. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Some sites are designed with specific ethnic, religious, sexual orientation, political, or other identity-driven categories in mind. It was designed to compete with Match.com, a profitable online dating site (Cohen, 2003).

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Re-Place-ing Space: The Roles of Place and Space in Collaborative Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We argue that a focus on spatial models is misplaced.Drawing on understandings from architecture and urban design, as wellas from our own research findings, we highlight the criticaldistinction between ``space and ``place. While designers usespatial models to support interaction, we show how it is actually anotion of ``place which frames interactive behaviour. In this paper, we will critically explore the use of space as a basisfor CSCW design.

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