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Author Hoschka, Peter
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract GMD-FIT, the Institute for Applied Information Technology, is a research unit of GMD, Germany's National Research Center for Information Technology. It is located on GMD's Schloss Birlinghoven campus near Bonn. FIT is committed to inventing and designing innovative information technology which is really needed and wanted by users, is based on an understanding of human communication and human information processing, and is seamlessly integrated into the user environment. We pursue a vision of information technology moving• from personal computing to social computing,• from distributing information to helping utilize information,• from rigid systems to user-adaptive environments, and• from automation tools to enabling systems.The main application areas of FIT are office and home environments, and the area of medicine.The FIT institute is grouped in two departments: Cooperation Support Systems (CSCW) and Human- Computer Interaction (HCI). The following sections give an overview of our work in the CSCW group.
Description Affiliation: Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT), GMD German National Research Center for Information Technology (Hoschka, Peter)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1997-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGGROUP Bulletin (SIGG)
Volume Number 19
Issue Number 2
Page Count 5
Starting Page 5
Ending Page 9


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Source: ACM Digital Library