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Analyzing the Roles of PDA in Meeting Scenarios

  • Gustavo Zurita
  • Pedro Antunes
  • Luís Carriço
  • Felipe Baytelman
  • Marco Sá
  • Nelson Baloian
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4154)

Abstract

This paper proposes a conceptual model standardizing the meeting information structures underlying several scenarios o PDA use in meetings. The paper characterizes the memory and process components necessary to support XML-based interoperability between meeting systems. The scenarios, information model and architecture were validated through their adoption in three applications, developed by different teams and covering quite different domains. The applications, encompassing several meeting scenarios and adopting multifaceted device combinations, demonstrate the high level of interoperability supported by the proposed conceptual model.

Keywords

Meeting Participant Group Support System Meeting Information Meeting Process Meeting Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustavo Zurita
    • 1
  • Pedro Antunes
    • 2
  • Luís Carriço
    • 2
  • Felipe Baytelman
    • 1
  • Marco Sá
    • 2
  • Nelson Baloian
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Information System and Management of the Economy and Businesses SchoolUniversity of ChileSantiagoChile
  2. 2.Department of Informatics of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of LisboaLisboaPortugal
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science of the Engineering School of the University of ChileSantiagoChile

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