Matching partners: tools for social browsing that take people as texts.

Davenport, Elisabeth (1999) Matching partners: tools for social browsing that take people as texts. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Research, 24 (1). pp. 1-16.

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The paper describes an emerging research agenda, and some of the preliminary conceptualisations for social browsers than can assist group members who may wish to accomplish tasks together, but are unaware of each other. It is likely that the problem of myopia, and the proposed solution -a prosthesis in the form of a social browser or pertner lens to improve visibility- will be of increasing relevance in networked and distributed communities where temporary systems are the norm

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: social networking; design; information browsing; influence; information technology; prototype; social interaction; citation analysis;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
Library of Congress Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Item ID: 3112
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2010 11:52
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 14:21

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