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Memetic: from meeting memory to virtual ethnography & distributed video analysis

Buckingham Shum, Simon; Daw, Michael; Slack, Roger; Juby, Ben; Rowley, Andrew; Bachler, Michelle; Mancini, Clara; Michaelides, Danius; Procter, Rob; De Roure, David; Chown, Tim and Hewitt, Terry (2006). Memetic: from meeting memory to virtual ethnography & distributed video analysis. In: 2nd International Conference on e-Social Science, 28-30 Jun 2006, Manchester, UK.

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Abstract

The JISC-funded Memetic2 project was designed as knowledge management and project memory support for teams meeting via the Access Grid environment (Buckingham Shum et al, 2006). This paper describes how these capabilities also enable it to serve as a novel distributed video analysis tool to support interaction analysis. Memetic technologies can be used to record, annotate and discuss sessions recorded within a flexible, visual hypermedia environment called Compendium. We propose that beyond the use originally conceived, the Memetic toolset could find wide ranging applications within social science for virtual ethnography and data analysis.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 The Authors
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetJISC
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 23374
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2010 11:26
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 21:01
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23374
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