Information Superhighways - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122383601, 9780080508726

Information Superhighways

1st Edition

Multimedia Users and Futures

Series Editors: Andrew Monk Brian Gaines
Editors: Stephen Emmott
Hardcover ISBN: 9780122383601
eBook ISBN: 9780080508726
Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
Published Date: 15th May 1995
Page Count: 278
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview: S. Emmott, Introduction. Part 2: Issues: P. Cochrane, The Information Wave. R. Mansell, From Telephony to Telematics: Equity, Efficiency and Regulatory Innovation. R. Silverstone, Media, Communication, Information, and the 'Revolution of Everyday Life. W. Dutton, Driving into the Future of Communications? Check the Rearview Mirror. N. Sheehy, Designing Organizations Using Telematic Technologies: Risks and Benefits. Part 3: Applications: J. Tang and E. Isaacs, Studies of Multimedia-Supported Collaboration. C. Heath, P. Luff, and A. Sellen, From Video-Mediated Communication to Technologies for Collaboration: Reconfiguring Media Space. D. Travis, The Electronic Agora. B. Nardi, H. Schwarz, A. Kuchinsky, R. Leichner, S. Whittaker, and R. Sclabassi, Video-as-Data: Turning Away from Talking Heads. V. Bruce, The Role of the Face in Face-to-Face Communication: Implications for Videotelephony. R. Watt, An Examination of the Visual Aspects of Human Facial Gesture. A. Monk, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Multimedia Research. Index.


Description

Part 1: Overview: S. Emmott, Introduction. Part 2: Issues: P. Cochrane, The Information Wave. R. Mansell, From Telephony to Telematics: Equity, Efficiency and Regulatory Innovation. R. Silverstone, Media, Communication, Information, and the 'Revolution of Everyday Life. W. Dutton, Driving into the Future of Communications? Check the Rearview Mirror. N. Sheehy, Designing Organizations Using Telematic Technologies: Risks and Benefits. Part 3: Applications: J. Tang and E. Isaacs, Studies of Multimedia-Supported Collaboration. C. Heath, P. Luff, and A. Sellen, From Video-Mediated Communication to Technologies for Collaboration: Reconfiguring Media Space. D. Travis, The Electronic Agora. B. Nardi, H. Schwarz, A. Kuchinsky, R. Leichner, S. Whittaker, and R. Sclabassi, Video-as-Data: Turning Away from Talking Heads. V. Bruce, The Role of the Face in Face-to-Face Communication: Implications for Videotelephony. R. Watt, An Examination of the Visual Aspects of Human Facial Gesture. A. Monk, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Multimedia Research. Index.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Foreword by best-selling author Nicholas Negroponte, Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Senior Columnist for Wired magazine

  • Discusses the importance of the coming information age
  • Outlines need for innovation in regulatory policy
  • Presents the idea of using multimedia to design organizations
  • Describes multimedia-supported group working
  • Gives discussion of designing media space
  • Provides coverage of issues in user-centered multimedia development

Readership

Researchers and practitioners in multimedia and visual communications.


Details

No. of pages:
278
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Morgan Kaufmann 1995
Published:
Imprint:
Morgan Kaufmann
eBook ISBN:
9780080508726
Hardcover ISBN:
9780122383601

Reviews

@qu:In summary, this edited collection of papers in the 'Computers and People series does provide a good deal of food for thought and would be a useful addition to a supplementary reading list for a multimedia or CSCW course... @source:--COMPUTER GRAPHICS FORUM


About the Series Editors

Andrew Monk Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of York

Brian Gaines Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary

About the Editors

Stephen Emmott Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Big Think Ltd.