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Exposing the collaborative nature of data: working together in the PIT

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Publication date1996
Host publicationDEXA '96: Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications
Place of publicationWashington, DC, USA
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages445-450
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0818676620
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Database management systems have long supported multiuser access to shared bodies of data. However, with their overriding concern for consistency, they effectively isolate users. The authors describe two graphical representations of the shared space and of the users' presence and activity within that space.