Network Communities, Community Networks

John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations


A network community is a group of people whose communication and collaboration over networks strengthens and facilitates their shared identity and goals. A community network is a special case of a network community in which a physical community coextends with the network community. This tutorial will survey and analyze network communities and community networks focusing on how they may impact human activities and institutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCHI 98 Conference Summary on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 1998
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)1581130287, 9781581130287
StatePublished - Apr 1 1998
Event1998 ACM Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems, CHI 1998 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: Apr 18 1998Apr 23 1998

Publication series

NameConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings


Conference1998 ACM Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems, CHI 1998
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLos Angeles

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Software


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