Process Support for Cooperative Work on the World Wide Web

Nicolaas Sikkel, Olaf Neumann, Sabine Sachweh

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    The World Wide Web is becoming a dominating factor in information technology. Consequently, computer supported cooperative work on the Web has recently drawn a lot of attention. Process Support for Cooperative Work (PSCW) is a Web based system supporting both structured and unstructured forms of cooperation. It is a combination of the Basic Support for Cooperative Work (BSCW) shared workspace system and the Merlin Process Support Environment. The current PSCW prototype offers a loose connection, in effect extending BSCW with a gateway to Merlin. With this prototype we have successfully addressed the technical issues involved; further integration of functionality should not pose any real problems. We focus on the technical side of the PSCW system, which gives a good insight into the issues that have to be addressed generally in the construction of Web based groupware.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication6th EuroMicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Processing
    Place of PublicationLos Alamitos, California, USA
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)0818683325
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1998
    Event6th EuroMicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Programming, PDP 1998 - Madrid, Spain, Madrid, Spain
    Duration: 21 Jan 199823 Jan 1998
    Conference number: 6

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    Conference6th EuroMicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Programming, PDP 1998
    Abbreviated titlePDP
    Other21-23 January 1998


    • EWI-10595
    • IR-18902
    • METIS-119424
    • SCS-Services

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