Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Supporting coordination in CSCW systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Hawryszkiewycz, I.T. ; Sch. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia

A method for defining coordination in computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) systems is presented. General coordination semantics defined in terms of speech acts and general modules that can implement such semantics are described. The general objects achieve flexibility by separating coordination knowledge into its local and global components and distributing this knowledge among system objects. Objects are classified as ports, links, and conversation objects. Ports are embedded in problem objects and define the interface of these objects to the coordination process. Coordination between ports is defined by link objects, which correspond to speech acts. The link objects in turn are combined into coordination objects to form complex coordination processes. The structure of these objects is defined together with examples of how they are used to form CSCW systems

Published in:

Autonomous Decentralized Systems, 1993. Proceedings. ISADS 93., International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

1993

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.