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Kristina Groth

Phone: +46-(0)8-790 6279
Fax: +46-(0)8-790 9099
Office: Lindstedtsvägen 5, floor 6 , room 4622
Mail: HCI Group, CSC, KTH, 100 44 Stockholm

Kristina is a senior researcher at the HCI-group. Her research interests is mainly within human-computer interaction (HCI), computer supported cooperative work (CSCW), workplace studies, communities, and knowledge sharing. She is especially interested in CSCW aspects within health care settings in which she has been working since 2007.

Today Kristina works part time as a researcher at KTH and part time managing the telemedicine group at the Innovation Place Karolinska, Karolinska University Hosptial.


Current Projects

Funk-IS: Functionality enhancing technologies for built-in systems with application within advanced medical processes


Previous Projects

Knowledge exchange and competence development in global and local networks

KnowHow: Knowledge exchange, communication and context in electronic networks

The Knowledge Net

Communication patterns in CSCW

CoPLand - Technology and methodology support for knowledge exchange and cooperation in nomadic workgroups

ASK-ME: Awareness Systems supporting Knowledge Management and Exchange in organisations

NEPOMUK - Networked Environment for Personalized, Ontology-based Management of Unified Knowledge - The Social Semantic Desktop (EU)

CID - Centre for user-oriented IT-Design



Computer Support for Cooperative Work, 6 credits, period 3–4
Kristina Groth.


Publications within the HCI Group

Oscar Frykholm, Kristina Groth, References to personal experiences and scientific evidence during medical multi-disciplinary team meetings. Behaviour & Information Technology, 30:4, May 2011. 455-466. (Note: Special Issue: Medical Team Meetings: Utilising Technology to Enhance Communication, Collaboration and Decision-Making)

Kristina Groth, Oscar Frykholm, Alexander Arvei Yngling, Clinical Journal: A Collaborative Shared Medical Workspace. In Proceedings of CSCW'11, (Note: Interactive Poster)

Oscar Frykholm, Ann Lantz, Kristina Groth, Åke Walldius, Medicine Meets Engineering in Cooperative Design of Collaborative Decision-supportive System. In Proceedings of CBMS 2010, October 2010.

Oscar Frykholm, Kristina Groth, Shared visualization of patient information. Technical report NADA, April 2010. (Note: Position paper, Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH), in conjunction with CHI2010)

Kristina Groth, High Definition Videoconferencing: The Future of Collaboration in Healthcare and Education. In Cunningham, P. & Cunningham, M., Proceedings of eChallenges, IIMC International Information Management Corporation Ltd, October 2009. (Note: Authors: Alcober, J., Cabrera, G., Calvo, X., Eliasson, E., Groth, K. & Pawalowski, P.)

Oscar Frykholm, Kristina Groth, The “clinical information workspace”: Supporting collaborative medical team work. Technical report NADA, August 2009. (Note: Position paper, Workshop on Team meetings within clinical domains, INTERACT 2009)

Kristina Groth, Oscar Frykholm, Efficiency in Treatment Discussions: A Field Study of Time Related Aspects in Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings. In Proceedings of CBMS, IEEE, USA, August 2009. (Note: further co-authors: Ralf Segersvärd, Bengt Isaksson, Johan Permert)

Kristina Groth, Understanding needs and requirements in applications for identifying clinically relevant similarities between patients with liver related diseases. In Proceedings of HealthInf, Porto, Portugal, January 2009. (Note: Christina Engström is first author of this paper)

Sinna Lindquist, Rósa Guðjónsdóttir, Bo Westerlund, Kristina Groth, Yngve Sundblad, Cristian Bogdan, Design methods and work process: From Field studies to design guidelines. Technical report NEPOMUK D1.4, CSC, KTH, February 2008.

Kristina Groth, Kemal Olin, Ola Gran, Johan Permert, The role of technology in video-mediated consensus meetings Journal of telemedicine and e-health, 14 (7), October 2008.

Kristina Groth, Cristian Bogdan, Sinna Lindquist, Yngve Sundblad, Simple and playful interaction for informal communication and learning Int. J. Knowledge and Learning, 3, no. 2/3, October 2007. 191-208.

Kristina Groth, Cristian Bogdan, Ovidiu Sandor, Sinna Lindquist, Minna Räsänen, Yngve Sundblad, CoPLand—Supporting knowledge sharing and informal learning in three different groups of teachers. Technical report CSC, December 2006.

Kristina Groth, Pär Lannerö, Context Browser: Ontology Based Navigation in Information Spaces. In Proceedings of IIiX, ACM, Denmark, October 2006.

Kristina Groth, Sinna Lindquist, Cristian Bogdan, Tobias Lidskog, Yngve Sundblad, Ovidiu Sandor, Saxaren – Strengthening Informal Collaboration among Geographically Distributed Teachers. In Proceedings of OzCHI, ACM, Australia, November 2006.

Ovidiu Sandor, Cristian Bogdan, Kristina Groth, Cooperative Learning through ICT: the Case of the Swedish Teachers Abroad. In Proceedings of EISTA 2005, 3rd International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Orlando, Florida, July 2005.

Kristina Groth, Cristian Bogdan, Sinna Lindquist, Minna Räsänen, Ovidiu Sandor, Tobias Lidskog, Creating a Space for Increased Community Feeling among Geographically distributed Teachers. In Bertelsen, O.W., Bouvin N.O., Krogh P.G. & M. Kyng, Proceedings of the 4th decennial conference on Critical computing: between sense and sensibility, 145-148, ACM, Århus, Denmark, January 2005.

Kristina Groth, On Knowing Who Knows - An Alternative Approach to Knowledge Management. Ph.D. thesis, TRITA-NA-0428, Royal Institute of Technology, December 2004.

Kerstin Severinson-Eklundh, Olle Bälter, Tessy Cerratto, Kristina Groth, Hee-Cheol (Ezra) Kim, Ann Lantz, Maria Normark, Henrry Rodriguez, Eva-Lotta Sallnäs Pysander, Knowledge Exchange, Communication and Context in Electronic Networks (KnowHow). Technical report TRITA-NA-P0207, NADA, March 2002.

Kristina Groth, John Bowers, On finding things out: Situating organisational knowledge in CSCW. In Proceedings of ECSCW 2001, Kluwer Academic Publishers, January 2001.

Kerstin Severinson-Eklundh, Kristina Groth, Anders Hedman, Ann Lantz, Henrry Rodriguez, Eva-Lotta Sallnäs Pysander, The World Wide Web as a social infrastructure for knowledge-oriented work. In H. van Oostendorp, Cognition in a digital world, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, January 2001. (Note: To appear)

Kristina Groth, A Case Study of Knowledge Sharing (part one). Technical report TRITA-NA-P0016, NADA, December 2000.

Kristina Groth, Knowledge Net—A Support for Sharing Knowledge within an Organisation. Licentiate thesis, TRITA-NA-9902, Royal Institute of Technology, March 1999.

Kristina Groth, Personal Home Pages on the World Wide Web - a SimpleVersion of a Knowledge Net?. Trends of Communication, 4, January 1998. 47-59.

Kristina Groth, Ann Lantz, Personliga hemsidor - funktion eller passion?. In Användbarhet i morgon - funktion eller passion, 29-34, STIMDI, Linköping, September 1997.

Kristina Groth, The Use of Knowledge Nets for Collaboration within Organizations: a Theoretical Background. Technical report TRITA-NA-P9703, NADA, January 1997.

Kristina Groth, Writing Personal Information on the World Wide Web. In European writing conferences, Barcelona, October 1996.


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