ECSCW 2009: Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 7-11 September 2009, Vienna, Austria

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Ina Wagner, Hilda Tellioglu, Ellen Balka, Carla Simone, Luigina Ciolfi
Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 19, 2009 - Computers - 413 pages
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This volume presents the proceedings of ECSCW’09, the 11th European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Each conference offers an occasion to critically review our research field, which has been multidisciplinary and committed to high scientific standards, both theoretical and methodological, from its beginning. These proceedings represent discussions and contributions to ongoing challenges. One challenge comes from emerging new technologies connected to ‘social computing’, gaming, as well as applications supporting citizen participation in their communities. As boundaries between home and work erode with the increased movement of work into home environments, and new applications further blur the once separate conceptions of work and leisure, our intellectual community faces challenges in the ways we think about and study work. Other challenges result from transformations of the world of work itself and the role of IT in these. They have been taken up in in-depth studies of design practice, software development, and manufacturing, as well as in the growing body of research on health care contexts and applications. Finally, there is the question of what is the European perspective in our community and whether it is worthwhile to anchor our research more firmly in such a perspective. Of high relevance to our field is the strong grounding of technology development in an understanding of human activity.

The nineteen full papers, four short papers and one discussion paper selected for this conference deal with and reflect on some of these challenges, thus representing the lively debate currently ongoing in our field of research.

 

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Contents

The boundaries of participatory citizenship
1
negotiating the conceptual design of a tool for International Development
21
Supporting Nurses Information Flow by Integrating Paper and Digital Charting
43
Bridging home and hospital through healthcare technology
63
an Electronic Patient Record to Foster ProcessOriented Practices
85
Understanding the role of social networking technologies in building personal networks for young adults with cancer
105
Revisiting an Offshoring Failure Story of a Small German Software Company
123
A Metric for Enterprise Social Software
143
On the fragmentation of CSCW
223
Sequence Databases and the Organization of Scientific Work
243
Towards Living Agendas Shaping the next generation of business meetings
263
Analyzing Multimodal Communication around a Shared Tabletop Display
283
a Field Trial of Nomatic Viz
303
objectfocused collaboration in Second Life
323
Character Sharing in World of Warcraft
343
The oil and gas workplace
363

Collaborative Practices that Support Creativity in Design
151
Creativity Practice Technology Talk
171
Using Annotations in a Collective and FacetoFace Design Situation
191
Collaborative Conflict Resolution in Model Versioning
207
On the effects of Refactoring in the Coordination of Software Development Activities
215
Asking for the moon Or modelbased coordination in distributed design
383
Information Curators in an Enterprise FileSharing Service
403
Index of Authors
411
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Ellen Balka is Professor in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University.

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