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Affinity+: Semi-Structured Brainstorming on Large Displays

  title={Affinity+: Semi-Structured Brainstorming on Large Displays},
  author={Edwin R. Burtner and Richard May and Randall E. Scarberry and Ryan R. LaMothe and Alex Endert},
Affinity diagraming is a powerful method for encouraging and capturing lateral thinking in a group environment. The Affinity+ Concept was designed to improve the collaborative brainstorm process through the use of large display surfaces in conjunction with mobile devices like smart phones and tablets. The system works by capturing the ideas digitally and allowing users to sort and group them on a large touch screen manually. Additionally, Affinity+ incorporates theme detection, topic clustering… 

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