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The use of adapters to support cooperative sharing

Trevor, Jonathan and Rodden, Tom and Mariani, John (1994) The use of adapters to support cooperative sharing. In: CSCW '94: Proceedings of the 1994 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work. ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 219-230. ISBN 0-89791-689-1

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Abstract

This paper examines the importance of providing effective management of sharing in cooperative systems and argues for a specialised service to support the cooperative aspects of information sharing. The relationship between features of the cooperative shared object service and existing services is briefly examined. A number of management services of particular importance to CSCW systems are identified. The paper presents a technique of realising a shared object service by augmenting existing object facilities to provide management of their cooperative use. These facilities are realised through object adapters that provide additional cooperative facilities and greater control over the supporting infrastructure.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 57181
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 01 Oct 2012 16:45
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:22
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/57181

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