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Looking at digital library usability from a reuse perspective

Tamara Sumner, Melissa Dawe
2001 Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '01  
Drawing upon a reuse model developed in the domain of software engineering, the reuse cycle is broken down into five stages: formulation of a reuse intention, location, comprehension, modification, and  ...  The need for information systems to effectively support the dissemination and reuse of educational resources has sparked a number of large-scale digital library efforts.  ...  Thanks to Mary Marlino for great discussions on reuse and helpful comments on earlier drafts of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1145/379437.379742 dblp:conf/jcdl/SumnerD01 fatcat:vdmivd6zv5hm7m4d5hvhw4unoa

Visualising Process Model Hierarchies

Kathrin Figl, Agnes Koschmider, Simone Kriglstein
2013 European Conference on Information Systems  
two relevant factors for understandability of model decomposition in a tool-how the model hierarchy is visually represented (visualisation) and how users can interact with the hierarchical structure (  ...  In this paper we seek to expand our understanding of how to visualize process model hierarchies.  ...  In contrast to traditional hierarchical architectures, in "service-oriented process architectures" reuse of fine-granular process models is a central goal and as a consequence, decomposition is not strict  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/FiglKK13 fatcat:xtmmgjca2faphgl7i77uqu6mpm

Impact of the conceptual model's representation format on identifying and understanding user stories

Marina Trkman, Jan Mendling, Peter Trkman, Marjan Krisper
2019 Information and Software Technology  
We conducted an experiment to compare the effectiveness of the two business process formats: textual use cases and visual BPMN models.  ...  However, these two types of business process models might not be equally effective for elicitation tasks due to their formats. Objective.  ...  Business process models are conceptual models that are often used to improve the understanding of a business domain and, consequently, the context of requirements in general [9] [10] [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2019.08.001 fatcat:7d7gbfqkq5dc5kztm6gjisaz24

Rapid knowledge construction: a case study in corporate contingency planning using collaborative hypermedia

Albert M. Selvin, Simon J. Buckingham Shum
2002 Knowledge and Process Management  
The Compendium approach, which has been applied in projects in both industry and academic settings, facilitates the rapid creation of the content of a KM repository, by combining collaborative hypermedia  ...  This paper describes the concepts underpinning our approach to RKC, and provides a case study of the approach in an industry context.  ...  The Business Process Testing team made use of a variety of reuse mechanisms (Selvin, 1998b) to accomplish this work.  ... 
doi:10.1002/kpm.140 fatcat:hzslgid5pzcxbp4i7azh4yypqa

Comparing reuse practices in two large software-producing companies

Veronika Bauer, Antonio Vetro'
2016 Journal of Systems and Software  
Neither case reports statistically significant evidence of negative side effects of reuse nor inhibitors. In both cases, a lack of reuse led to duplicate implementations.  ...  Method: We compare and interpret the study results with a focus on reuse practices, effects, and context.  ...  Parts of this work were funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (BMBF). [1] A. Agresti. An introduction to categorical data analysis. Wiley, New York, 1996.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2016.03.067 fatcat:xkuhubhiqfdyjoly2dwcgjlgpq

Big Data Structuring: The Role of Visual Models and Ontologies

Tatiana Gavrilova, Margarita Gladkova
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
The main stress is put on using visual techniques of mind-mapping that serve as a powerful mind tool. Cognitive bias and some results of Gestalt psychology are highlighted.  ...  It is targeted at the development of methodology scaffolding the process of data structuring for the better vision and understanding of huge amounts of business information.  ...  cognition will be as good as the prevailing conditions allow.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.05.276 fatcat:webeizjxkbbh7omfrhjcjiegna

Gestalt principles of creating learning business ontologies for knowledge codification

Tatiana Gavrilova, Irina Leshcheva, Elvira Strakhovich
2015 Knowledge Management Research & Practice  
Cognitive bias and some results of Gestalt psychology are highlighted as a general guideline. The ideas of balance, clarity, and beauty are applied to the ontology orchestrating procedures.  ...  This paper presents an approach aimed at creating business ontologies for knowledge codification in company. It is based on the principles of ontological engineering and cognitive psychology.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by grants of Russian Foundation for Basic Research.  ... 
doi:10.1057/kmrp.2013.60 fatcat:egwqr5kbdvdftlqq4sjz4fxx6i

Enhancing Support for Knowledge Works: A relatively unexplored vista of computing research [article]

Arijit Laha
2011 arXiv   pre-print
SSKW during the activity of diagnosing a patient.  ...  An SSKW can be defined as a system built for providing comprehensive support to human knowledge-workers while performing instances of complex knowledge-works of a particular type within a particular domain  ...  For an individual, even one with adequate knowledge and experience, cognitive factors come into play. Our cognitive capability of processing information is capacity-limited.  ... 
arXiv:1112.5370v1 fatcat:ndgi6mylljhsfnwlzjuhb7xxra

An Exploration into Cognitive Bias in Ontologies

C. Maria Keet
2021 Joint Ontology Workshops  
What are the sources of bias there, and cognitive bias in particular, and how do they manifest in ontologies?  ...  We then assessed three concurrently developed COVID-19 ontologies on modelling bias and detected different subsets of types of bias in each one, to a greater or lesser extent.  ...  was observed that affected the tool's outcome due to varying levels of granularity in the model in favour of the authors' side in the conflict [8] .  ... 
dblp:conf/jowo/Keet21 fatcat:w3kqisoclfb5jjnfzmiskittim

A novel multi-layer framework for modeling the evolution of spectrum markets and cognitive-radio devices

Georgios Fortetsanakis, Markos Katsoulakis, Maria Papadopouli
2011 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN)  
This paper gives a brief description of the modelling framework and a novel price-adaptation algorithm for providers.  ...  This work presents a novel multi-layer modelling framework for the evolution of spectrum markets of multiple spectrum/network operators that provide wireless access to users.  ...  The closest BSs at the same frequency band as a given BS in a topology with a spatial reuse factor of 4 can be located by "moving" two steps towards any direction on the grid.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dyspan.2011.5936251 fatcat:hfmhekix3bdgdmjfrfkwzneuza

Improving learning design practices through strategic integrated evaluation

Chien Sing Lee
2008 International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning  
The first significance of the diversified model-driven knowledge base of strategies and critical success factors lies in the formation of an ontological basis for evaluating and prioritising strategies  ...  evaluation criteria among evaluation models which hinder a holistic perspective of evaluation and third, the need to prioritise these strategies based on the likelihood of the strategy achieving the desired  ...  In MDA-based forward engineering, the software architect first decides on a computation-independent model, which defines the business context (business processes and business concepts).  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijceell.2008.016080 fatcat:u2w2nfs4jjgr7g64n2g7zpqlna

Design, management and control of demanufacturing and remanufacturing systems

Tullio Tolio, Alain Bernard, Marcello Colledani, Sami Kara, Guenther Seliger, Joost Duflou, Olga Battaia, Shozo Takata
2017 CIRP annals  
Nicolas Paquet, Indra, for the support in the preparation of this paper.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Eng. Marco Diani, Politecnico di Milano, Dr. Nicoletta Picone and Dr. Stefania Pellegrinelli, ITIA-CNR, Dr. Thomas Guidat, TU Berlin, and Eng.  ...  the business model effectiveness during the operational phase.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2017.05.001 fatcat:asw2gxjhwzaz3hetuxpglwg4nu

Identifying the Knowledge Management Structures in Enterprise Systems Projects

Darshana Sedera, Guy G. Gable
2006 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems  
Knowledge Management (KM) has been identified as a critical success factor in ES projects.  ...  Furthermore, the study provides empirical support for knowledge-based theory by illustrating the importance of knowledge use/re-use (vs. knowledge creation) as the most important driver in the process  ...  This resulted in a clean and logical six factor solution (table 3 ) with all items loading as anticipated 10 , explaining 89.2% of the model variance, with all factors having Cronbach Alphas >0.9 11 .  ... 
dblp:conf/pacis/SederaG06 fatcat:wguccop6rneyzfjm4pslk3w73i

Designing Social Nudges for Enterprise Recommendation Agents: An Investigation in the Business Intelligence Systems Context

Martin Kretzer, Alexander Maedche
2018 Journal of the AIS  
., reports) retrieval in a business intelligence system.  ...  The results of our logistic mixed-effects model show that the ERA and the proposed social nudges steer individuals toward certain choices.  ...  by a factor of 2.3, while high similarity (e.g., two sales departments) increased the probability by a factor of 2.7 (Table 6 , main-effects model).  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00523 fatcat:53hbzc3ylzabpooiq2mj4hal3u

Achieving reusability and composability with a simulation conceptual model

O Balci, J D Arthur, W F Ormsby
2011 Journal of Simulation  
The purpose of this paper is to describe how R&C can be achieved by using a simulation conceptual model (CM) in a community of interest (COI).  ...  We present how a CM developed for a COI can assist in R&C for the design of any type of large-scale complex M&S application in that COI.  ...  M&S is the only effective approach for assessing the operational effectiveness of a given ERM plan as well as for training.  ... 
doi:10.1057/jos.2011.7 fatcat:oqsuxkklfvb53nswwyahv62i7q
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