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Title: The need for technology to support creative information sharing whilst mobile: Iientified activities and relationship groups
Authors: Chen, Yan
Ross, Tracy
Mitchell, Val
Keywords: Social computing
Mobile environment
Context-awareness
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Citation: CHEN, Y., ROSS, T. and MITCHELL, V., 2007. The need for technology to support creative information sharing whilst mobile: Identified activities and relationship groups. IN: Schuler, D. (ed.). Online Communities and Social Computing: Second International Conference, OCSC 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4564, pp.50-59.
Series/Report no.: Lecture Notes in Computer Science; 4564
Abstract: Social computing technologies are becoming increasingly popular as it allows people to create and share their own content. Given that most social computing technologies are limited to fixed environments, this paper outlines an exploratory study which investigates the characteristics of people’s creative information sharing process; identifying user needs and difficult scenarios during the process, focusing particularly on mobile scenarios. The results give an indication about people’s potential needs to create and share whilst mobile. It describes the characteristics of creative information sharing process and suggests that supporting the process of information sharing by harnessing context-aware elements could be a potential solution.
Description: This conference paper is closed access.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-73257-0_6
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/15956
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-73257-0_6
ISBN: 9783540732563
ISSN: 0302-9743
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