MemTable: An integrated system for capture and recall of shared histories in group workspaces
Author(s)Hunter, Seth Edward; Maes, Patricia; Scott, Stacey; Kaufman, Henry
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This paper presents the design, implementation, and evaluation of an interactive tabletop system that supports co-located meeting capture and asynchronous search and review of past meetings. The goal of the project is to evaluate the design of a conference table that augments the everyday work patterns of small collaborative groups by incorporating an integrated annotation system. We present a holistic design that values hardware ergonomics, supports heterogeneous input modalities, generates a memory of all user interactions, and provides access to historical data on and off the table. We present a user evaluation that assesses the usefulness of the input modalities and software features, and validates the effectiveness of the MemTable system as a tool for assisting memory recall.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Media Laboratory; Program in Media Arts and Sciences (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (CHI '11)
Association for Computing Machinery
Hunter, Seth et al. “MemTable.” ACM Press, 2011. 3305.
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