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Advances in Human-Computer Interaction
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 815972, 10 pages
Getting Real: A Naturalistic Methodology for Using Smartphones to Collect Mediated Communications
1Department of Psychology, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-25, Houston, TX 77005, USA
2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-25, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Received 2 December 2011; Revised 16 March 2012; Accepted 9 April 2012
Academic Editor: Eva Cerezo
Copyright © 2012 Chad C. Tossell et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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