Document presence notification services for collaborative writing

  • Morán A
  • Favela J
  • Martínez A
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Abstract

Instant messaging applications that convey presence awareness are
quickly becoming some of the most popular groupware applications. They
support lightweight and intermittent interactions that allow users to
quickly move between a personal and a collective space, thus blurring
the traditional distinction between synchronous and asynchronous
systems. Often, however, the focus of collaboration is not another
person, but a shared resource that is being produced in collaboration.
Thus, rather than being interested in the presence and status of a
collaborator, our main interest might be whether a given document is now
available for one to read or review, or if such resource has changed
since it was last visited. In this paper we describe Doc2U, a system
that provides presence awareness of resources stored in the Web. We
describe use scenarios that motivated its development and its current
implementation as an extended service of a Web server. The tool forms
part of the services currently, being developed to support collaborative
authoring on the WWW under the PINAS platform.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Doc2U
  • Document presence
  • PIÑAS
  • collaborative writing
  • state notification

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Authors

  • Alberto MoranUniversidad Autónoma de Baja California

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  • J. Favela

  • A. M. Martínez

  • D. Decouchant

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