Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Multiple Streams In Online Conversations
by Ng, Sebastian Omar, M.S., University of California, Davis, 2012, 48; 1512477
Abstract (Summary)

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.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Wu, S. Felix
Commitee: Levitt, Karl, Rowe, Jeff
School: University of California, Davis
Department: Computer Science
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 50/06M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Computer science
Keywords: Chatroom, Online conversations
Publication Number: 1512477
ISBN: 978-1-267-40068-0
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