publication . Article . 1992

The design implications of social interaction in a workplace setting

A Backhouse; P Drew;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1992 Journal: Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, volume 19, issue 5 September, pages 573-584
Abstract
Space has been traditionally conceptualised as a passive host to its user activities. Increasingly, however, it is recognised that patterns of human interaction are derivative of the spatial configuration of which they are an integral part. This work is almost wholly confined to computational statistics of undifferentiated interactional encounters. In this paper specifically qualitative techniques will be used to extend and refine this model in order to demonstrate empirically that user behaviour may be more usefully conceptualised as a complex coalition of human behaviour and environmental resources. It is concluded that the relationship between partners of soc...
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free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, General Environmental Science, Data science, Human–computer interaction, Management science, Spatial configuration, Computational statistics, Social relation, Qualitative research, Computer science, Human interaction, Environmental resource
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publication . Article . 1992

The design implications of social interaction in a workplace setting

A Backhouse; P Drew;