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Papers/Notes: Sharing in Social Media

Tuesday, April 13
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Patterns of Usage in an Enterprise File-Sharing Service: Publicizing, Discovering, and Telling the News
Michael Muller, IBM Research, USA
David R Millen, IBM Research, USA
Jonathan Feinberg, IBM Research, USA

Describes four user activity patterns in a large-scale enterprise file-sharing system. Goals are to inform social-software research, and to influence service user interface design.

The Life and Times of Files and Information: A Study of Desktop Provenance
Carlos Jensen, Oregon State University, U.S.A.
Heather Lonsdale, Oregon State University, USA
Eleanor Wynn, Intel Corporation, USA
Jill Cao, Oregon State University, USA
Michael Slater, Oregon State University, USA
Thomas G. Dietterich, Oregon State University, USA

This paper presents a longitudinal study of information flow and reuse on the desktop. These results inform the design of new desktop search techniques and novel approaches to file management.

The Effect of Audience Design on Labeling, Organizing, and Finding Shared Files
Emilee Rader, Northwestern University, USA

Experiment results suggest thinking about labeling and organizing files not just as storage and categorization, but as a communicative activity.

 Fitting an Activity-Centric System into an Ecology of Workplace Tools
Aruna Balakrishnan, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Tara Matthews, IBM Research - Almaden, USA
Thomas Moran, IBM Research - Almaden, USA

User study of an activity-centric system in real work environments, describes the main usage pattern for an activity-centric system and evidence that it helped reduce fragmentation of activity-related artifacts.

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