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Open Wonderland: An Extensible Virtual World Architecture
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Jonathan Kaplan,Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 38-45
Open Wonderland is a toolkit for building 3D virtual worlds. The system architecture, based entirely on open standards, is highly modular and designed with a focus on extensibility. In this article, the authors articulate design goals related to collaborat...
 
Building and Employing Cross-Reality
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Nicole Yankelovich, Jordan Slott, Alex Hill, Matt Bonner, Jacob Schiefer, Blair MacIntyre, Elena Mugellini, Omar Abou Khaled, Frédéric Barras, Jacques Bapst, Maribeth Back, Edgardo Aviles-Lopez, J. Antonio Garcia-Macias
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 55-57
This issue's Works in Progress department lists five projects with a focus on cross reality. The first two involve using Project Wonderland for collaborative projects. The next three use virtual and augmented reality to enhance user capabilities and experi...
 
Intermedia: The Concept and the Construction of a Seamless Information Environment
Found in: Computer
By Nicole Yankelovich, Bernard J. Haan, Norman K. Meyrowitz, Steven M. Drucker
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 81-83, 90-96
<p>A description is given of Intermedia, a tool designed to support both teaching and research in a university environment. This multiapplication hypermedia system provides linking capabilities integrated into a desktop user environment. Hypermedia i...
 
SpeechActs: A Spoken-Language Framework
Found in: Computer
By Paul Martin, Frederick Crabbe, Stuart Adams, Eric Baatz, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:July 1996
pp. 33-40
<p>SpeechActs is a prototype testbed for developing spoken natural language applications. It lets software developers without special expertise in speech or natural language create applications with which users can speak naturally, as if they were co...
 
The Nielsen ratings: hypertext reviews
Found in: Proceedings of the third annual ACM conference on Hypertext (HYPERTEXT '91)
By Anne Nicol, Jakob Nielsen, Lynda Hardman, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:December 1991
pp. 359
The purpose of this panel is to bring together researchers in software engineering and hypertext and help identify the major issues in the application of hypertext technology and concepts to software engineering and vice versa.
     
Porta-person: telepresence for the connected conference room
Found in: CHI '07 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '07)
By Joe Provino, Jonathan Kaplan, Nicole Yankelovich, Nigel Simpson
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 2789-2794
This paper describes a telepresence device called Porta-Person. This is the first project in a larger initiative known as the Connected Conference Room, which aims to improve the user experience for remote people connected to meetings taking place in confe...
     
Improving audio conferencing: are two ears better than one?
Found in: Proceedings of the 2006 20th anniversary conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '06)
By Joan Morris DiMicco, Joe Provino, Jonathan Kaplan, Mike Wessler, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 333-342
In this paper, we describe a range of audio problems that impact the effectiveness of audio conferences and detail the solutions we have devised to address these problems. We conducted an audio quality assessment to determine how differences in quality imp...
     
Private communications in public meetings
Found in: CHI '05 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '05)
By Harold Fox, Jen McGinn, Joe Provino, Jonathan Kaplan, Mike Wessler, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 1873-1876
Out-of-band communication during audio conferences can improve the effectiveness of distributed meetings. It provides a means for people to privately consult with one another, supports breakout sessions, and allows individuals to resolve problems without i...
     
Meeting central: making distributed meetings more effective
Found in: Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '04)
By Joe Provino, Jonathan Kaplan, Mike Wessler, Nicole Yankelovich, Patricia Roberts, William Walker
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 419-428
The Meeting Central prototype is a suite of collaboration tools designed to support distributed meetings. The tools' minimalist design provides only those features that have the most impact on distributed meeting effectiveness. The collaboration suite is b...
     
Work rhythms: analyzing visualizations of awareness histories of distributed groups
Found in: Proceedings of the 2002 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '02)
By James "Bo" Begole, John C. Tang, Nicole Yankelovich, Randall B. Smith
Issue Date:November 2002
pp. 334-343
We examined records of minute-by-minute computer activity coupled with information about the location of the activity, online calendar appointments, and e-mail activity. We present a number of visualizations of the data that exhibit meaningful patterns in ...
     
Exploring web browser history comparisons
Found in: CHI '02 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '02)
By James "Bo" Begole, John C. Tang, Mark Bilezikjian, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 828-829
This work explores how comparing web navigation histories between two people and presenting the results to them might allow them to gain insight about each other. We developed a prototype that presents web matches sorted according to frequency, recency, an...
     
ConNexus to awarenex: extending awareness to mobile users
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '01)
By Francis Li, James Begole, Janak Bhalodia, John C. Tang, Max Van Kleek, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:March 2001
pp. 221-228
We explored the use of awareness information to facilitate communication by developing a series of prototypes. The ConNexus prototype integrates awareness information, instant messaging, and other communication channels in an interface that runs on a deskt...
     
Designing speech user interfaces
Found in: CHI '99 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '99)
By Jennifer Lai, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:May 1999
pp. 124-125
This tutorial focuses on techniques for designing speech interfaces. Topics covered include an introduction to speech input and output, a discussion of speech user interface design issues, and an exploration of ways to involve users in the design process.
     
Designing speech user interfaces
Found in: CHI 98 conference summary on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '98)
By Jennifer Lai, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:April 1998
pp. 131-132
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
An introduction to the internet and how it can be used for collaboration for K-12 teachers (tutorial session)(abstract only)
Found in: Proceedings of the 1996 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '96)
By Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:November 1996
pp. 3
Goals and content: This tutorial will provide a simple overview of the Internet for K-12 teachers with no Internet experience. It will demonstrate many useful resources that teachers can find on the Internet to use directly in their classrooms or in worki...
     
Designing the user interface for speech recognition applications
Found in: Conference companion on Human factors in computing systems: common ground (CHI '96)
By Amir Mane, Demetrios Karis, Nicole Yankelovich, Susan Boyce
Issue Date:April 1996
pp. 431
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
Office monitor
Found in: Conference companion on Human factors in computing systems: common ground (CHI '96)
By Cynthia D. McLain, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:April 1996
pp. 173-174
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
SpeechActs (video): a conversational speech system
Found in: Proceedings of the third ACM international conference on Multimedia (MULTIMEDIA '95)
By Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:November 1995
pp. 541-542
This paper addresses the problem of how to automatically generate visual representations of recorded histories of distributed multimedia collaborations. The work reported here focuses mainly on what we consider to be an innovative approach to this problem,...
     
Talking vs taking: speech access to remote computers
Found in: Conference companion on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '94)
By Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:April 1994
pp. 275-276
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
How do users know what to say?
Found in: interactions
By Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:January 1994
pp. 32-43
If user-interface design seeks to encompass human-experience design, then computer-based communication and interaction designers need to keep Asian, specifically Chinese, users in mind. China, with approximately one-fifth of the world's population, an econ...
     
Context and orientation in hypermedia networks
Found in: ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
By Kenneth Utting, Nicole Yankelovich
Issue Date:January 1992
pp. 58-84
The core of hypermedia's power lies in the complex networks of links that can be created within and between documents. However, these networks frequently overwhelm the user and become a source of confusion. Within Intermedia, we have developed the Web View...
     
The envoy framework: an open architecture for agents
Found in: ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
By Anne Loomis, Bernard Haan, George Fitzmaurice, James Coombs, Murugappan Palaniappan, Nicole Yankelovich, Norman Meyrowitz
Issue Date:January 1992
pp. 233-264
The Envoy Framework addresses a need for computer-based assistants or agents that operate in conjunction with users' existing applications, helping them perform tedious, repetitive, or time-consuming tasks more easily and efficiently. Envoys carry out miss...
     
Intermail: a prototype hypermedia mail system
Found in: Proceedings of the third annual ACM conference on Hypertext (HYPERTEXT '91)
By Nicole Yankelovich, Shari Jackson
Issue Date:December 1991
pp. 405-409
The purpose of this panel is to bring together researchers in software engineering and hypertext and help identify the major issues in the application of hypertext technology and concepts to software engineering and vice versa.
     
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