Text-Based On-Line Conferencing: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis Using a Minimal Prototype
Human-Computer Interaction Volume 8, Number 2, ISSN 0737-0024
Analyzes requirements for text-based online conferencing through the use of a minimal prototype. Topics discussed include prototyping with a minimal system; text-based communication; the system as a message passer versus the system as a shared data structure; and three exercises that showed how users worked with the prototype. (Contains 61 references.) (LRW)
McCarthy, J.C. (1993). Text-Based On-Line Conferencing: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis Using a Minimal Prototype. Human-Computer Interaction, 8(2), 147.