With the popularity of the internet growing, many different communication mediums have emerged such as chatrooms, email, newsgroup, forum, and facebook. These mediums differ from face-to-face conversation in many respects. Face-to-face group conversations have aspects such as multiple streams, people leaving and entering the conversation, and some groups coming together to be one conversation, and a group splitting apart into two conversation. Some online mediums have only some of these aspects. We will introduce the Flatten Multiple Stream Chatroom model, which is an model for a online conversations that will incorporate these aspects. We will also detail the implementation of this model and difficulties.
|Advisor:||Wu, S. Felix|
|Commitee:||Levitt, Karl, Rowe, Jeff|
|School:||University of California, Davis|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 50/06M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Keywords:||Chatroom, Online conversations|
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