Grassroots: A System Providing a Uniform Framework for Communicating, Structuring, Sharing Information, and Organizing People

@article{Kamiya1996GrassrootsAS,
  title={Grassroots: A System Providing a Uniform Framework for Communicating, Structuring, Sharing Information, and Organizing People},
  author={Kenichi Kamiya and Martin R{\"o}scheisen and Terry Winograd},
  journal={Computer Networks},
  year={1996},
  volume={28},
  pages={1157-1174}
}
People keep pieces of information in diverse collections such as folders, hotlists, email inboxes, newsgroups, and mailing lists. These collections mediate various types of collaborations including communicating, structuring, sharing information, and organizing people. Grassroots is a system that provides a uniform framework to support people’s collaborative activities mediated by collections of information. The system seamlessly integrates functionalities currently found in such disparate… CONTINUE READING