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Where the Action Is - The Foundations of Embodied Interaction
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In this book, Paul Dourish addresses the philosophical bases of human-computer interaction. Expand
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Awareness and coordination in shared workspaces
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We discuss a study of shared editor use which suggests that awareness information provided passively through the shared workspace, allows users to move smoothly between close and loose collaboration, and to assign and coordinate work dynamically. Expand
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What we talk about when we talk about context
  • P. Dourish
  • Computer Science
  • Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
  • 1 February 2004
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This paper suggests that the representational stance implied by conventional interpretations of “context” misinterprets the role of context in everyday human activity. Expand
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Re-place-ing space: the roles of place and space in collaborative systems
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We argue that a focus on spatial models is misplaced. Expand
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Unpacking "privacy" for a networked world
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We outline a model of privacy as a dynamic, dialectic process. Expand
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Implications for design
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Exploring the nature of ethnographic inquiry, this paper suggests that "implications for design" may not be the best metric for evaluation and may, indeed, fail to capture the value of ethnography investigations. Expand
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Portholes: supporting awareness in a distributed work group
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We are investigating ways in which media space technologies can support distributed work groups through access to information that supports general awareness. Expand
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The Appropriation of Interactive Technologies: Some Lessons from Placeless Documents
  • P. Dourish
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
  • 30 September 2003
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Appropriation is the process by which peopleadopt and adapt technologies, fitting them intotheir working practices. Expand
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Seeking a Foundation for Context-Aware Computing
  • P. Dourish
  • Computer Science
  • Hum. Comput. Interact.
  • 1 December 2001
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Context-aware computing is generally associated with elements of the ubiquitous computing program, and the opportunity to distribute computation and interaction through the environment rather than concentrating it at the desktop computer. Expand
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How HCI interprets the probes
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We trace how cultural probes have been adopted and adapted by the HCI community. Expand
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