The aim of this thesis was to investigate the viabilty of using icons in communication and then to develop an iconic messenger for general communication over the Internet. A copy of the thesis is available here for viewing, in either PDF format or PS format.
The Caviar iconic messenger is available for download here (for Windows).
You will need to connect to a Multiuser Server from Macromedia to use this. Go to www.macromedia.com to get the server and more info.