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Swarm: Hyper Awareness, Micro Coordination, and Smart Convergence through Mobile Group Text Messaging
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Shelly Farnham, Pedram Keyani
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 59a
Text messaging has become an integral part of mobile communication, with a significant impact on cultural and social norms in many countries. Our goal is to explore how group-based text messaging enables continuous social awareness, group coordination and ...
   
Wallop: Designing Social Software for Co-Located Social Networks
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Shelly Farnham, Sean Uberoi Kelly, Will Portnoy, Jordan L.K. Schwartz
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 40107a
Technology is increasingly being incorporated into people?s day-to-day social relationships, particularly for people whose friendships occupy the center of their social lives. In the following paper we discuss a co-located social group's tendency to integr...
   
Wireless Brainstorming: Overcoming Status Effects in Small Group Decisions
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By John Davis, Melora Zaner, Shelly Farnham, Cezary Marcjan, Brenda P. McCarthy
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 46c
Social factors, such as status differences, may prevent some members from participating in group decisions. Computerized group decision support systems (GDSSs) can reduce social influences by allowing group members to contribute anonymously and in parallel...
   
Smart societies: from citizens as sensors to collective action
Found in: interactions
By Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Emre Kiciman, Munmun De Choudhury, Scott Counts, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 16-19
Social media has become globally ubiquitous, transforming how people are networked and mobilized. This forum explores research and applications of these new networked publics at individual, organizational, and societal levels. Shelly Farnham, Editor
     
Puget sound off: fostering youth civic engagement through citizen journalism
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW '12)
By Chris Tugwell, Vicky Yuki, David Keyes, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 285-294
Social media technologies provide unique channels to empower youth to become more civically engaged. Puget Sound Off is an online blogging and networking site focused on helping youth connect, collaborate, and take action around local community issues. We ...
     
Dotastic: achieving goals by socializing tasks
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work Companion (CSCW '12)
By Craig Jensen, Flynn Joffray, Nathan Roberton, Sameer Halai, Shelly Farnham, Greg Melander
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 263-264
Dotastic is a mobile application that lets people challenge each other to get tasks done. Dotastic leverages social pressure to help people accomplish tasks that they would otherwise not be motivated to do. We propose using Dotastic as an integrated demo t...
     
Exploring wearable ambient displays for social awareness
Found in: CHI '06 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '06)
By Amanda Williams, Scott Counts, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 1529-1534
Mobile phones represent not only a means of communication, but an increasingly omnipresent computing platform, enabling diverse modes of communication including ambient displays that are tied to bodies and social groups, rather than physical environments. ...
     
Inner circle: people centered email client
Found in: CHI '05 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '05)
By Andrzej Turski, Debbie Warnack, Lili Cheng, Shelly Farnham, Susan Yee
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 1845-1848
We present an automatic people-centered organization of the email message store, where all the information is organized by the association with the message sender or recipients. By using a zoomable list control, we can show most frequent contacts on the to...
     
Two methods for auto-organizing personal web history
Found in: CHI '03 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '03)
By Lili Cheng, Scott LeeTiernan, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:April 2003
pp. 814-815
Two methods for automatically organizing personal web history were developed and evaluated, and compared to the Internet Explorer history. One method grouped visited web pages based on similarity of root URL and time co-occurrence. The second method starte...
     
Decreasing online 'bad' behavior
Found in: CHI '02 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '02)
By Carlos Jensen, John P. Davis, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 718-719
'Bad' behavior is a serious problem in many online social situations, such as chat rooms. One potential reason is that social norms for 'proper' interpersonal behavior are not invoked in these situations as they are in face-to-face interactions. We describ...
     
Finding others online: reputation systems for social online spaces
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems: Changing our world, changing ourselves (CHI '02)
By Carlos Jensen, John Davis, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 447-454
In this paper, we examine what types of reputation information users find valuable when selecting someone to interact with in online environments. In an online experiment, we asked users to imagine that they were looking for a partner for a social chat. We...
     
Designing for improved social responsibility, user participation and content in on-line communities
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems: Changing our world, changing ourselves (CHI '02)
By Christopher Sung, Sean Uberoi Kelly, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 391-398
Web sites face difficult challenges in supporting successful communities. In this paper we discuss 2 operating web sites, identically designed but with different and distinct audiences. These sites collect user data from site activity and feed it back to t...
     
HutchWorld: clinical study of computer-mediated social support for cancer patients and their caregivers
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems: Changing our world, changing ourselves (CHI '02)
By Ann Marie Clark, Christopher Hibbeln, Janet Abrams, Karen Syrjala, Lili Cheng, Linda Stone, Melora Zaner-Godsey, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 375-382
To address the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers, Microsoft Research and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center developed HutchWorld, an online community environment, to provide computer-mediated social and informational support. In a contr...
     
Integrating diverse research and development approaches to the construction of social cyberspaces
Found in: CHI '01 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '01)
By Amy Bruckman, Douglas Schuler, Jennifer Preece, Marc A. Smith, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:March 2001
pp. 489-490
Researchers take a broad range of approaches in studying social cyberspaces, and each approach has its own theoretical underpinnings, goals, methods, advantages, and disadvantages. We intend to bring researchers from various backgrounds together, document ...
     
Structured online interactions: improving the decision-making of small discussion groups
Found in: Proceedings of the 2000 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '00)
By Debbie E. McGhee, Harry R. Chesley, Jennifer Landau, Reena Kawal, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:December 2000
pp. 299-308
A quantitative research experiment was used to examine whether a group's computer-mediated decision-making could be improved by providing a scripted structure to the groups text chat discussion. The study compared a regular chat discussion to a scripted ch...
     
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