The Effect of Personality on Collaborative Task Performance and Interaction

  • Sinéad Mc Givney
  • Alan F. Smeaton
  • Hyowon Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 10)


Collocated, multi-user technologies, which support group-work are becoming increasingly popular. Examples include MERL’s Diamondtouch and Microsoft’s Surface, both of which have evolved from research prototypes to commercial products. Many applications have been developed for such technologies which support the work and entertainment needs of small groups of people. None of these applications however, have been studied in terms of the interactions and performances of their users with regards to their personality. In this paper, we address this research gap by conducting a series of user studies involving dyads working on a number of multi-user applications on the DiamondTouch tabletop device.


Personality Trait Personality Questionnaire Virtual Team Collaborative Task Dyad Member 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sinéad Mc Givney
    • 1
  • Alan F. Smeaton
    • 1
  • Hyowon Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.CLARITY: Centre for Sensor Web Technologies and Centre for Digital Video ProcessingDublin City UniversityGlasnevinIreland

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