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Author Perron, R. ♦ Laborie, F.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Process design ♦ Distributed Design ♦ Displays ♦ Scheduling ♦ Aerospace industry ♦ Design engineering ♦ Collaboration ♦ Prototypes ♦ Collaborative work ♦ Shared displays ♦ Meeting planning ♦ Concurrent engineering ♦ CSCW ♦ Augmented Tabletop
Abstract Global distribution of design teams is a reality for all major industries. This new organization challenges the traditional strong collaborative practices of designers. The meeting spaces must support a variety of intermediary objects that make the traditional tools, such as whiteboards, inappropriate, especially for distributed teams, and call for more relevant artifacts. Based on a distributed learning project, we investigated the use of augmented tabletops as practical surfaces to share information during distributed design working sessions. In this empirical study, we describe the specifications and functionalities of the AugmenTables prototypes designed by the student teams. This paper then evaluates the technical and social impact of augmented tabletops during virtual meetings and especially informal design reviews.
Description Author affiliation: French Nat. Aeronaut. & Space Sch. of Eng., SUPAERO, Toulouse, France (Perron, R.)
ISBN 076952494X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2006-01-05
Publisher Place Australia
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 335.63 kB


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library