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Starr Roxanne Hiltz: Pioneer Digital Sociologist
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Ramesh Subramanian
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 78-85
Starr Roxanne Hiltz, coauthor of the acclaimed 1978 book The Network Nation, was one of the earliest sociologists to study online and virtual communities. Her groundbreaking work with Murray Turoff forecast the future development of virtual communities and...
 
Murray Turoff: Father of Computer Conferencing
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Ramesh Subramanian
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 92-98
In 1971 Murray Turoff, a computer scientist working in the Office of Emergency Preparedness, Executive Offices of the President of the United States, was tasked with developing an electronic information and communication system to aid the US government's r...
 
The design and implementation of an expert object-oriented geographic information system
Found in: Proceedings of the second international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '93)
By Nabil R. Adam, Ramesh Subramanian
Issue Date:November 1993
pp. 537-546
The people who run large-scale computer systems deserve the attention of the HCI community. These professionals work with increasingly diverse and complex hardware and software, large systems often characterized as "unknowable" by a single person. Relying ...
     
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