Multimedia and Groupware for Editing by Adelino SantosMultimedia and Groupware for Editing by Adelino Santos

Multimedia and Groupware for Editing

byAdelino Santos

Paperback | December 14, 2011

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Multimedia techniques enable the production of non-traditional documents containing enourmous amounts of information. The production of such documents by a group, as opposed to an individual, is the main subject of this book. A group needs to communicate, and multimedia technology can be used to enhance group communication. How multimedia documentation and communication and groups of authors fit together are the main questions tackled. The book describes the construction of a conceptual framework and the prototype system, CoMEdiA, as well as how the system was used to conduct a group effectiveness study involving two applications: cooperative software engineering and data production. Thus the work relates to multimedia communication, cooperative editing, and group support and effectiveness.
Title:Multimedia and Groupware for EditingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:154 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:December 14, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642798675

ISBN - 13:9783642798672

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Table of Contents

1 The Big Bang.- 2 State-of-the-art and Terminology.- 2.1 Multimedia Processing.- 2.2 Multimedia Communication.- 2.3 Computer-supported Cooperative Work.- 2.4 Cooperative Multimedia Editing.- 2.5 Usability Study.- 3 Modelling Cooperative Multimedia Editing.- 3.1 The Hackman Framework.- 3.2 Augmenting the Input of the Coordination Process.- 4 Concept of the Prototype Tool.- 4.1 Multi-user Interface.- 4.2 Support for Cooperation.- 4.3 Multimedia Editing.- 4.4 Multimedia Communication.- 4.5 Evaluation of the Technology-level Factors.- 5 The Prototype Tool - CoMEdiA.- 5.1 Multi-user Interface.- 5.2 Support for Cooperation.- 5.3 Multimedia Editing.- 5.4 Multimedia Communication.- 5.5 Algorithm and Architecture.- 6 Applications and Usability Evaluation.- 6.1 Evaluation Rationale.- 6.2 Usability Evaluation Strategies.- 6.3 Evaluation Strategy for CoMEdiA.- 6.4 Two Case Applications.- 6.5 Analysis of the Results.- 6.6 Comparison with Existing Systems.- 7 Concluding Remarks.- 7.1 Summing Up.- 7.2 Conclusions.- 8 References.