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Mediating Group Dynamics through Tabletop Interface Design
September/October 2006 (vol. 26 no. 5)
pp. 65-73
Meredith Ringel Morris, Stanford University
Anthony Cassanego, Stanford University
Andreas Paepcke, Stanford University
Terry Winograd, Stanford University
Ann Marie Piper, Microsoft
Anqi Huang, Harvard University
A Stanford University research group explores how design alternatives for tabletop interfaces can impact group dynamics to promote effective teamwork. They built and evaluated a series of novel prototypes that explore Multi-User Coordination Policies and cooperative gesturing, encouraging equitable participation in educational tasks and supporting social skills development for special-needs populations.

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Index Terms:
tabletop computing, tabletop user interface design, computer-supported cooperative work, co-located groupware, single display groupware
Citation:
Meredith Ringel Morris, Anthony Cassanego, Andreas Paepcke, Terry Winograd, Ann Marie Piper, Anqi Huang, "Mediating Group Dynamics through Tabletop Interface Design," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 65-73, Sept.-Oct. 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.114
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