Supporting Time-variant Artifacts in Groupware Applications

Eberhard Grummt, Alexander Lorz

Abstract

Asynchronous groupware strives to provide a “shared memory” for distributed workers. However, current systems fail to keep track of changes in work and organizational structures, leading to old information being discarded instead of being archived. Especially in so called “Virtual Organizations”, where such changes happen often, being able to “go back in time” is desirable. We present a generic relational data model including operations capable of storing and querying time-variant data. The applicability of this model is discussed based on experiences with a prototypical application enabling visualization and interaction with respective information.

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in Harvard Style

Grummt E. and Lorz A. (2007). Supporting Time-variant Artifacts in Groupware Applications . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-98-6, pages 35-44. DOI: 10.5220/0002417400350044


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csac07,
author={Eberhard Grummt and Alexander Lorz},
title={Supporting Time-variant Artifacts in Groupware Applications},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2007)},
year={2007},
pages={35-44},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002417400350044},
isbn={978-972-8865-98-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - Supporting Time-variant Artifacts in Groupware Applications
SN - 978-972-8865-98-6
AU - Grummt E.
AU - Lorz A.
PY - 2007
SP - 35
EP - 44
DO - 10.5220/0002417400350044