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Title: Raison D’etre Object : A Cyber-Hearth That Catalyzes Face-to-face Informal Communication
Authors: Matsubara Takashi
Sugiyama Kozo
Nishimoto Kazushi
Issue Date: 2002-10
Publisher: 情報処理学会
Magazine name: 情報処理学会研究報告 : グループウェアとネットワークサービス
Volume: 2002
Number: 97
Start page: 95
End page: 100
Abstract: We propose a new concept, raison d’etre object, and a new ware, cyber-hearth, that affords snugness in face-to-face communication in a shared informal place such as a refreshing room or lounge. We carried out observation experiments on the behavior of individuals in such a place and found interesting tendencies: most people behave unconsciously to pay attention to physical objects by watching or handling as excuses for entering or staying there. This might be because participants are unusually close each other in terms of proxemics. We developed a prototype cyber-hearth IRORI that incorporated raison d’etre objects with a facility for enhancing conversations, employing a metaphor ‘hearth’ (‘irori’ in Japanese) as a total design principle since ‘irori ’ is well recognized as a snug, traditional informal place in Japan. We preliminarily evaluated IRORI by conducting a user experiment. The results of the experiment suggested that IRORI attained snugness and therefore were effective for catalyzing face-to-face informal communication. : 新しいコンセプト「言い訳オブジェクト」に基づき、共有インフォーマル空間におけるコミュニケーションを触発する新しいタイプのシステム「サイバー囲炉裏」を開発し、評価実験により「居心地の良さ」など有効性を確認した。
Rights: 社団法人 情報処理学会, 松原孝志/杉山公造/西本一志, 情報処理学会研究報告 : グループウェアとネットワークサービス, 2002(97), 2002, 95-100. ここに掲載した著作物の利用に関する注意: 本著作物の著作権は(社)情報処理学会に帰属します。本著作物は著作権者である情報処理学会の許可のもとに掲載するものです。ご利用に当たっては「著作権法」ならびに「情報処理学会倫理綱領」に従うことをお願いいたします。 The copyright of this material is retained by the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ). This material is published on this web site with the agreement of the author (s) and the IPSJ. Please be complied with Copyright Law of Japan and the Code of Ethics of the IPSJ if any users wish to reproduce, make derivative work, distribute or make available to the public any part or whole thereof. All Rights Reserved, Copyright (C) Information Processing Society of Japan.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10119/3342
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