Our interest in annotations stems from the communicative and cognitive
importance of these tools – as aids in information movement,
memory, attention, and organization, to name a few.
We are interested in observing how a group of people come to a consensus
in an emergency situation. Specifically, we’d like to know
how they use annotations in their interactions, organization, and
implementation of emergency plans.
We are using this to get a better idea of the range and possibilities
of annotations and other possible conceptualizations. More