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dc.contributor.authorHills, Aimee Louiseen_NZ
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dc.date.copyright2005-10en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationHills, A. L. (2005, October). Social presence and communication quality in videoconferencing (Dissertation, Bachelor of Commerce with Honours). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1183en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1183
dc.description.abstractThree-dimensional videoconferencing tools are thought to be less artificial than conventional videoconferencing tools and therefore have the potential to support more complex business tasks. Social Presence serves as a measure of the naturalness of communication. However, a communications media that supports high Social Presence does not imply that the communication process within the media is of a high quality. This research evaluates Social Presence within two videoconferencing setups, a traditional `two-dimensional' interface and a newly emerging `threedimensional' virtual one. An initial study compares these with a face-to-face setup using two existing Social Presence measures and finds one to be sensitive enough to find variations in the Social Presence levels emitted This questionnaire is used in a second study along with items constructed from an extensive literature review to explore communication quality within each interface. A significant difference in the supported Social Presence was found. Initial thoughts on communication quality are also discussed.en_NZ
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dc.subjectvideoconferencingen_NZ
dc.subjectsocial presenceen_NZ
dc.subjectcommunicationen_NZ
dc.subjectThree-dimensionalen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshQA76 Computer softwareen_NZ
dc.titleSocial presence and communication quality in videoconferencingen_NZ
dc.typeDissertationen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages129en_NZ
otago.date.accession2006-06-30en_NZ
otago.schoolInformation Scienceen_NZ
thesis.degree.disciplineInformation Scienceen_NZ
thesis.degree.nameBachelor of Commerce with Honours
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
thesis.degree.levelHonours Dissertationsen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
dc.identifier.eprints314en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsInformation Scienceen_NZ
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