19. groupware


(a) Low bandwidths and single media groupware systems reduce the transmission of back channels. How does this affect communication?

(b) Emoticons are used in text-based communication to provide information about the mood of the sender. Is there any need for such augmentation in audio or video conferencing? Justify your answer.

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