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Computer Supported Cooperative Work 1989 - 1995

From 1989 to 1995 I was based at the LUTCHI Research Centre at Loughborough University (and part-time at Derby University during the latter few years) working with Professor Stephen Scrivener on various research projects. My specialist areas of research were Computer Supported Co-operative Work (CSCW) and the study of sketching and drawing behaviour. I developed a number of communication systems during this time, including a pioneering shared sketching tool called the ROCOCO Sketchpad. The academic papers I co-published during this period of my career are listed below.


Stephen A.R. Scrivener & Sean Clark (2000) Uncertainty and Sketching Behaviour, Design Studies, Vol.21, pp.465-481.


S.A.R. Scrivener, S. Clark & N. Keen (1998) LookingGlass Shared Distributed Workspace, in Encylopedia of Computer Science and Technology, eds. Allen Kent and James G. Williams, publ: Marcel Dekker Inc, New York, USA, Vol. 38, Suppl. 23 pp.315-333.


Maryliza Maziloglou, Stephen Scrivener & Sean Clark (1996) Representing Design Workspace Activity, in Analysing Design Activity, pp.389-416. Edited by Nigel Cross, Henri Christians, and Kees Dorst, UK: John Wiley and Sons.

Robin Hollands (1996) The Virtual Reality Homebrewer's Handbook, with contributions by Chris Hand and Sean Clark. John Wiley and Sons. ISBN 0 471 95871 9.


Sean Clark, Giles Mahoney & Stephen Scrivener (1995) A Study into Video Conferencing Using the Apple Macintosh Platform, Advisory Group on Computer Graphics, Report No: SIMA 14.


S.A.R. Scrivener, S. Clark & N. Keen (1994) LookingGlass Shared Distributed Workspace, Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.137-157.

Stephen A. R. Scrivener & Sean M. Clark (1994) Sketching in Collaborative Design, in Interacting With Virtual Environments, Wiley Professional Computing, England.

S.A.R. Scrivener & S.M. Clark (1994) Introducing Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, in Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Publ: Avebury Technical, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England, ed. S.A.R. Scrivener, pp.51-66, 1994 (Chapter 1).

S.A.R. Scrivener & S.M. Clark (1994) The Derby-Sydney Link: Utilising Design Expertise at a Distance, Cybernetics and Systems '94, Proceeding of the Twelfth European Meeting on Cybernetics and System Research, ed Robert Trappl, pp.483-490, Vienna, April.

S.A.R. Scrivener & S.M. Clark (1994) Experiences in Computer-mediated Communication, Information Systems Architecture and Technology Workshop, Szklarska Poreba, Poland, September.

S.M. Clark & S.A.R. Scrivener (1994) Using Computers to Capture and Structure Drawing Activity, Revue Sciences et Techniques de la Conception, 3(1). pp.51-59.


Stephen A.R. Scrivener, Sean Clark, Anthony Clarke, John Connolly, Steve Garner, Hilary Palmén, Michael Smyth & André Schappo (1993) Real-Time Communication Between Dispersed Work Groups via Speech and Drawing. Wirtschaftsinformatik 35(2). pp.149-156.

S.A.R. Scrivener, D. Harris, S.M. Clark, T. Rockoff & M. Smyth (1993) Designing at a Distance Via Real-Time Designer-to-Designer Interaction, Design Studies, 14(3), pp.261-282.

Maryliza Mazijoglou, Sean M. Clark & Stephen A. R. Scrivener (1993) The Use of a Shared Drawing Surface as a Co-Ordination Tool, Proceedings of OZCHI'93, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, pp.23-34.

Sean Clark & Stephen A.R. Scrivener (1993) The Use of Interactive Computer Techniques to Capture and Structure Drawing Surface Activity, Proceedings of the First Symposium on Creativity & Cognition, Loughborough University.


S.A.R. Scrivener, S.M. Clark, M. Smyth, D. Harris & T. Rockoff (1992) Designing at a Distance: Experiments in Remote-Synchronous Design, Proc OZCHI '92, Goldcoast, Australia, November, pp.44-53.


S.W. Garner, S.A.R. Scrivener, A.A. Clarke, S. Clark, J.H. Connolly, H. Palmen, A. Schappo & M. Smyth (1991)The Use of Design Activity for Research into Computer Supported Co-operative Work (CSCW), DATER'91 Conference, pp.84-96, LUT.


S. Clark & S. Scrivener (1990) Knowledge-based Drawing Interpretation Using a Focus of Attention Strategy, Visual Search, (Proceedings Of The First International Conference, Durham, UK, September 5-9, 1988), Taylor & Francis, pp.249-260.