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JSW 2008 Vol.3(6): 69-78 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.3.6.69-78

Role-Based Chatting

Haibin Zhu, Rob Alkins, Matthew Grenier

Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, Nipissing University, North Bay, ON, Canada

Abstract—Role-based collaboration (RBC) is proposed to support improved human collaboration through more usable human-computer interfaces. To satisfy the objectives of RBC, new practical tools are required. Role-based chatting is a typical instance of role-based collaboration. To design a role-based chatting tool involves almost all the fundamental problems of RBC. This paper presents the design problems of role-based collaboration including model, engine and interface design, illustrates the scenario of role-based chatting, and describes the implementation of a role-based chatting tool including its architecture and components. The design of the chatting tool reflects all the principles outlined by role-based collaboration. This tool shows that role-based collaboration is practical and feasible. It also shows the possibility of building more complex role-based systems.

Index Terms—Roles, role-based, chatting, role-based collaboration


Cite: Haibin Zhu, Rob Alkins, Matthew Grenier, " Role-Based Chatting," Journal of Software vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 69-78, 2008.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency:  Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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