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Gaming Emergency Preparedness
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Murray Turoff, Michael Chumer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Art Hendela, Joe Konopka, Xiang Yao
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 38
This paper describes the design of a competitive game to support
   
Towards a Unified Public Safety Scale
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Elizabeth Avery Gomeza, Linda Plotnick, Eli Rohn, Jon Kenneth Morgan, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 23c
There exists an acute need for an unambiguous objectively measurable emergency scale to facilitate communication and mutual understanding of the nature of any emergency, by the public and government agencies. A review of existing emergency scales and their...
   
Collaboration Technology: Theory & Methodology
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Murray Turoff, Ajaz Rana
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 1016
Collaborative systems are pushing at the boundaries of a great many research paradigms that have grown up with either the concept of serving the individual user or serving the organization. There is perhaps no technology which brings about more rapid chang...
   
A Systematic Approach to Support the Idea Generation Phase of the User Interface Design Process
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By V. Balasubramanian, Murray Turoff, David Ullman
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 425
Human-Computer Interaction researchers have primarily focused on systematic techniques and tools for two phases of the user interface design process: design by prototyping and evaluation. Studies have shown that the advent of a number of rapid prototyping ...
   
Introduction to Communication and Information Systems Technology for Emergency Management Minitrack
Found in: 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Jose J. Gonzalez,Murray Turoff,Akemi Takeoka Chatfield
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 138
Communication and Information System Technology is profoundly changing the management of disasters and emergencies. Mobile devices and social media are being used by citizens in innovative ways to help them manage the consequences of disasters for themselv...
   
Introduction to the communication and information systems technology for emergency management minitrack
Found in: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2013)
By Jose J. Gonzalez,Bartel Van de Walle,Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 115
The world spends annually between 16 and 23 billion US dollars in disaster assistance. In 2010 an estimated 373 natural disasters occurred, causing 296, 800 victims and affecting more than 207 million people. By 2050 the number of people living in areas es...
   
Leveraging a Wiki to EnhanceVirtual Collaboration in the Emergency Domain
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Connie White, Linda Plotnick, Ronja Addams-Moring, Murray Turoff, and Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 322
In a crisis situation, critical success factors include good preparedness, the availability of trustworthy information and reliable people, and the responders' ability to improvise with the available, functioning tools. Wikis can be used as collaborative g...
   
Increasing Participation in Distance Learning Courses
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Jeffrey S. Saltz, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Murray Turoff, Katia Passerini
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 36-44
The Integrated Participation Evaluation Tool (iPET) is a Web-based application combining social-network analysis and visualization to enable distance learning instructors and students to improve their participation in online discourse and so improve their ...
 
Minitrack: Emergency Response Systems
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Tung X. Bui, Murray Turoff, Bartel Van de Walle
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 21
This minitrack deals with any aspect of the analysis, design, development, deployment, operation, or evaluation of emergency response systems (ERS). In particular, it seeks to encourage research on three areas that are pertinent to ERS: (i) tools, function...
   
Community Crisis Response Teams: Leveraging Local Resources through ICT E-Readiness
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Elizabeth Avery Gomez, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 24b
Dynamic community crisis response teams form quickly at the onset of a crisis providing assistance until external specialty resources arrive. FEMA recommends individual preparedness for up to 72 hours. Sustaining a community for at least 72 hours often fal...
   
Minitrack Introduction
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Murray Turoff, Michael Chumer, Bartel Van de Walle
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 36
No summary available.
   
A Framework for Classifying Personalization Scheme Used on e-Commerce Websites
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Dezhi Wu, Il Im, Marilyn Tremaine, Keith Instone, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 222b
Personalization is a new system development approach for designing information systems that change configurations based on each user?s needs and preferences. Although personalization capabilities are present throughout a large number of commercial software...
   
The Impacts of Delphi Communication Structure on Small and Medium Sized Asynchronous Groups: Preliminary Results
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Hee-Kyung Cho, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 17a
Communication structure is a way of improving the effectiveness of group communications by coordinating group members? individual efforts. This study investigates the use of Delphi, a communication structure which has been widely used to collect ideas and ...
   
Collaboration Technology: Theory and Methodology
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Jerry Fjermestad, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 2000
pp. 1009
Collaborative systems are pushing at the boundaries of many research paradigms. The papers selected in collaboration technology mini-track reflect this.Amrit Tiwana and Ashley Bush suggest that Social Exchange Theory provides a foundation to address limita...
   
Coordination Structure and System Restrictiveness in Distributed Group Support Systems: An Experiment on Coordination Mode and Leadership
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Youngjin Kim, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 145
This study examines coordination processes in Distributed Group Support Systems. A 2x2 factorial design was used to investigate coordination mode and group leadership in an asynchronous environment, as a means of exploring the impact of restrictiveness of ...
   
Theorizing about Group Support Systems
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Ajaz R. Rana, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 380
Theory is critical to science. Group Support Systems (GSS), as a field of scientific inquiry is no exception. The important issue about theory in GSS is then not why theory, but where should theory come from (or how should theory be developed) and how to a...
   
Task and Technology Interaction (TTI): A Theory of Technological Support for Group Tasks
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Ajaz R. Rana, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1997
pp. 66
The Group Support Systems? (GSS) research literature, filled with disjointed empirical investigations, yearns for a theory to guide researchers and practitioners in their efforts to prescribe support technologies for a given group task. A theory of Task an...
   
Reexamining Threat Rigidity: Implications for Design
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Linda Plotnick, Murray Turoff, Gerd Van Den Eede
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 1-10
Emergencies today seem larger, more complex, and unique than those of the past. Responding to them requires flexibility and creativity not easily achieved. The threat-rigidity thesis proposed by Staw, Sandelands, and Dutton [23] proposes that response to a...
   
Organizational Factors Inhibiting the Design of Effective Emergency Management Information Systems (EMIS)
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 402-411
The BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has led to a large number of articles in various news sources attempting to report on the reasons for and consequences of this disaster. We use this literature as a basis for exposing the possible systemic problems in ...
   
An Exploratory Comparison of Four Modes of Communication for Determining Requirements: Results on Creativity, Quality and Satisfaction
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Rosalie Ocker, Jerry Fjermestad, S. Roxanne Hiltz, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 1997
pp. 568
Previous research has indicated that groups can benefit from the combination of face-to-face and asynchronous computer-mediated communication for conducting work. This exploratory experiment compares the effectiveness of four different modes of communicati...
   
Decision support systems
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Simon French
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 39-40
Building the computer as part of the emergency management team ensures that people continue to do the things they do well, supported by the technology, not driven by it.
     
Human-computer interaction: the human and computer as a team in emergency management information systems
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Liz Carver, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 33-38
Building the computer as part of the emergency management team ensures that people continue to do the things they do well, supported by the technology, not driven by it.
     
Introduction
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Bartel Van de Walle, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 29-31
Without a threat model and a system model, voting standards cannot ensure the integrity or accuracy of the voting process.
     
Student social graphs: visualizing a student's online social network
Found in: Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '04)
By Jeffrey S. Saltz, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 596-599
Most research applying Social Network Analysis (SNA) to online learning has been focused on understanding the social network of the class as an entity. This work, on the other hand, explores student specific analysis (i.e. analyzing each student individual...
     
Asynchoronous learning networks (tutorial session)(abstract only): the theory and practice of collaborative learning online
Found in: Proceedings of the 1996 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '96)
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:November 1996
pp. 5
Goals and content: This tutorial will survey major efforts in asynchronous learing networks and will explore detailed examples of successful projects at teh college and K-12 levels. It will then consider a variety of practical issues including steps for p...
     
What makes learning networks effective?
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 56-59
Asynchronous Learning Networks are providing a strong online option to the learning process. Effective ALNs promote student-instructor interaction, emphasize student-to-student collaboration, and generate active participation with appropriate software.
     
Past and future emergency response information systems
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 29-32
Past and future objectives remain the same in crises, providing relevant communities collaborative knowledge systems to exchange information.
     
Superconnectivity
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 116
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
Virtuality
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 38-43
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
Structuring computer-mediated communication systems to avoid information overload
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Starr R. Hiltz
Issue Date:July 1985
pp. 680-689
Unless computer-mediated communication systems are structured, users will be overloaded with information. But structure should be imposed by individuals and user groups according to their needs and abilities, rather than through general software features.
     
Controversies in the design of computer-mediated communication systems: A Delphi study
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '82)
By Elaine B. Kerr, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:March 1982
pp. 89-100
Computer-mediated communication systems represent a fairly new development in interactive computer systems. This paper will summarize the procedures followed in the Delphi survey, and the results and will then turn to a more detailed treatment of the disag...
     
The evolution of user behavior in a computerized conferencing system
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:November 1981
pp. 739-751
Data from 18-month operational trials of the EIES system indicate that the range of features considered valuable in a computer-based communication system increases with the amount of experience gained by using this medium of communication. Simple message s...
     
Human diversity and the choice of interface: A design challenge
Found in: Proceedings of the joint conference on Easier and more productive use of computer systems. (Part - II): Human interface and the user interface - Volume 1981
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:May 1981
pp. 65
As part of a field trial, the Electronic Information Exchange System (EIES) provided a variety of interfaces and user aids. Users were permitted to freely choose from the available variety at any time. They were then asked to report on their frequency of u...
     
Computerized conferencing in the 80's: What could be, what should be and what probably will be
Found in: Proceedings of the 1979 annual conference (ACM 79)
By Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 1979
pp. 159
Current developments in computerized conferencing are extropolated to infer the options that could be made available by the technology. Primary among these is the concept of “Self networking” by individuals and groups utilizing their own hardwa...
     
User behavior patterns in the Electronic Information Exchange System
Found in: Proceedings of the 1978 annual conference - Volume 2 (ACM '78)
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1978
pp. 659-665
The Electronic Information Exchange System (EIES) is a computerized conferencing system intended to allow both the facilitation of scientific and technical communications and experimentation and research into human information-communication cognitive proce...
     
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