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The Use of Interactive Visual Metaphors to Enhance Group Discussions using Mobile Devices

McGinn, John, Picking, Rich, Picking, Liz and Grout, Vic (2007) The Use of Interactive Visual Metaphors to Enhance Group Discussions using Mobile Devices. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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In this paper, we consider the problems of group discussions and collaborative decision-making, where one or more of the participants are using restrictive interfaces such as mobile phones or PDAs. We suggest possible solutions to some of these problems and present MAVis (Mobile Argumentation Visualizer), a web-based interface built upon upon a balancebeam visual metaphor. We report on user experiences of interacting with the visual metaphor, and on the challenges of transferring this to a multi-user environment supporting mobile devices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Additional Information: © 2007 Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg . Only metadata is available on this website. This paper was presented at the 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI 2007), Beijing, China, 22-27 July 2007. Then published in the Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Ambient Interaction Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4555/2007, 952-960 by Springer-Verlag in 2007. The original publication is available at
Keywords: m-learning, collaborative working, decision-making, wicked, problems, visual metaphors.
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Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2011 09:13
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 20:06

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