Copernicus: Face-to-Face Web-Based Sharing and Collaboration

Date Added: Mar 2010
Format: PDF

Mobile devices are increasingly being used to access web applications. Unfortunately, the usage model for web applications today is still desktop-centric, in which users work in isolation. As a result, using mobile devices to find or share data, or collaborate while in a social setting is cumbersome at best, and often frustrating. Instead, the authors envision a new usage model in which web applications supplement and enhance face-to-face social interactions.