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Issue No. 02 - March-April (2013 vol. 33)
ISSN: 0272-1716
pp: 64-72
Rui Jose , University of Minho
Helder Pinto , University of Minho
Bruno Silva , University of Minho
Ana Melro , University of Minho
Public-display systems are still far from being a medium for meeting people's diverse communication goals. Moving toward open displays will require publication paradigms that can overcome the challenges of meaningful engagement and enable users to fully understand and control the publication process. The metaphors of pins and posters have inspired two complementary paradigms for public displays. Researchers implemented these paradigms in the Instant Places system, which they deployed on 10 displays in diverse urban locations for six months. They collected user and system data regarding the users' practices. The findings improve the understanding of what might drive user-generated content in networks of urban displays. Such knowledge can inform the design of tools and procedures for situated publication in public displays.
computer displays, content management

R. Jose, H. Pinto, B. Silva and A. Melro, "Pins and posters: Paradigms for content publication on situated displays," in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 64-72, 2013.
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