NuggetMine: Intelligent groupware for opportunistically sharing information nuggets

Jeremy Goecks, Dan Cosley

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Abstract

NuggetMine is an intelligent groupware application that collaborates with a workgroup to increase information nugget sharing among the group. Information nuggets are small amounts of self-contained information, such as the URL of an interesting news article, a book title, or the time and location of a local art event. NuggetMine and the workgroup work together to build, maintain, and utilize a repository - or "mine" - of information nuggets. Group members submit nuggets to NuggetMine, which organizes and augments the submitted nuggets and provides a desktop interface to each group member. This interface makes it easy for group members to submit nuggets, view nuggets, and explore the mine. NuggetMine distributes the tasks necessary to share nuggets between it and the workgroup so as to best utilize the skills of each collaborator. In this paper, we describe the NuggetMine application and interface and present a pilot study of the application.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages87-94
Number of pages8
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002
Event2002 International Conference on intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 02) - San Francisca, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 13 2002Jan 16 2002

Other

Other2002 International Conference on intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 02)
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisca, CA
Period1/13/021/16/02

Keywords

  • Associative networks
  • Human-computer collaboration
  • Informal communication
  • Information nuggets
  • Information sharing
  • Intelligent groupware
  • Lightweight interfaces

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction

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    Goecks, J., & Cosley, D. (2002). NuggetMine: Intelligent groupware for opportunistically sharing information nuggets. 87-94. Paper presented at 2002 International Conference on intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 02), San Francisca, CA, United States.