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Experiment in social intelligence design



In this paper we present recent research into computer-mediated communication with special emphasis on the use of collaborative tools in shared task environment. In order to explain the regularities and uniformities in people’s behaviour obtained through quantitative study of interaction among groups of students engaged in structured debates, we have developed an experimental approach that enables us to measure and quantify several key aspects of computer-mediated communication in this context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Management, Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonEghamEngland

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