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Co-activity manager: integrating activity-based collaboration into the desktop interface

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Co-activity manager : integrating activity-based collaboration into the desktop interface. / Houben, Steven; Vermeulen, Jo; Luyten, Kris; Coninx, Karin.

Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces. New York : ACM, 2012. p. 398-401.

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Houben, S, Vermeulen, J, Luyten, K & Coninx, K 2012, Co-activity manager: integrating activity-based collaboration into the desktop interface. in Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces. ACM, New York, pp. 398-401. https://doi.org/10.1145/2254556.2254633

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Houben, S., Vermeulen, J., Luyten, K., & Coninx, K. (2012). Co-activity manager: integrating activity-based collaboration into the desktop interface. In Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (pp. 398-401). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2254556.2254633

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Houben S, Vermeulen J, Luyten K, Coninx K. Co-activity manager: integrating activity-based collaboration into the desktop interface. In Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces. New York: ACM. 2012. p. 398-401 https://doi.org/10.1145/2254556.2254633

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Houben, Steven ; Vermeulen, Jo ; Luyten, Kris ; Coninx, Karin. / Co-activity manager : integrating activity-based collaboration into the desktop interface. Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces. New York : ACM, 2012. pp. 398-401

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