Email has changed its original vision of simple asynchronous communication mechanism to core application for digital information management, in turn acting as an application that lets you get a glance of all your information at once. Starring, labelling, classification into folders, important/ not important tabs in Gmail which were initially proposed as a means to classify and de-clutter the mail boxes has in turn cluttered it. We proposed a solution based on tags and visualization techniques to make the email system more effective. We majorly focused on threads and our understanding of life-cycle of communication to arrive at the solution.
A little late, but we stuck together till the end & managed to get this up –
Also, here is the link to our paper – https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8TSKXn9u-yeQ3NVRUZvVlVtemc/edit?usp=sharing