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The Ecology of Participants in Co-evolving Socio-technical Environments [chapter]

Gerhard Fischer, Antonio Piccinno, Yunwen Ye
Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Based on the framework, we analyze how participants change their roles to migrate from users to developers through interactions, and how such interactions co-evolve both the community and software artifacts  ...  This paper provides a conceptual framework for characterizing varied activities that all people involved in using and developing software systems from a socio-technical perspective.  ...  Finally we provided some insights about the evolution and the consequent migration of user roles along the migration path.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85992-5_27 fatcat:gofci2zpvzf2pgqxa2tk3qi3ei

End-User Development: From Creating Technologies to Transforming Cultures [chapter]

Gerhard Fischer
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Grounded in the analysis of previous research activities this paper explores (1) conceptual frameworks for EUD (including: socio-technical environments; metadesign; and cultures of participation), (2)  ...  richer ecologies of participation).  ...  Acknowledgements The author thanks the members of the Center for LifeLong Learning & Design who have made major contributions to the frameworks, models, and systems described in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38706-7_16 fatcat:3ftey26nlvcwlben4pqzxak2su

Extending boundaries with meta-design and cultures of participation

Gerhard Fischer
2010 Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction Extending Boundaries - NordiCHI '10  
Specific socio-technical environments instantiating the framework in different application domains are described, including: (1) environments for people with cognitive disabilities, (2) table-top computing  ...  This paper provides a conceptual framework based on meta-design and cultures of participation that democratize design and allows all stakeholders to evolve systems to fit their needs.  ...  The research was supported in part by (1)  ... 
doi:10.1145/1868914.1868937 dblp:conf/nordichi/Fischer10 fatcat:pdpht2sxzzdxvh7chmtjij6aaa

Who Can Survive in an ICT-Enabled Crowdfunding Platform?

Hyunjeong Kang, Hyong Uk Kim
2020 Sustainability  
This study focuses on the survival and evolution of individual participants in the socio-technical ecosystem of a crowdfunding platform.  ...  The importance of socio-technical ecosystems is growing due to the emergence of technology-based platform businesses.  ...  These platforms represent socio-technical systems and evolve just like socio-ecological systems [1, 2] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12020504 fatcat:6evq3b47hndqfgtjgu6kn3avma

Frameworks for urban water sustainability

Sarah J. Bell
2020 WIREs Water  
Socio-technical framings aim to understand how change in water systems occurs across physical and institutional scales and addresses the co-evolution of infrastructures, cultures, and everyday practices  ...  Urban political ecology analyses water infrastructure in terms of relationships of power, pointing to the unequal distribution of costs and benefits of urban water management for the environment and citizens  ...  Moving beyond the sustainable development calls for participation, socio-technical approaches emphasize public deliberation, co-design, and co-production, where the public are directly involved in design  ... 
doi:10.1002/wat2.1411 fatcat:7lm2zdwmtvgwpmhl7jcdsragja

Cultivating a Culture of Participation for the Co-Evolution of Users and Systems

Federico Cabitza, Daniela Fogli, Antonio Piccinno
2014 International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces  
User diversity and co-evolution of users and systems are two important phenomena usually observed in the design and use of IT artifacts.  ...  This paper focuses on the theme of cultures of participation in EUD settings; to this aim, it presents four main roles, including that of maieutadesigner, as the "social counterpart" of the meta-designer  ...  Ecology of Participants in Co-Evolution of Users and Systems In EUD literature, two main roles are usually highlighted, that of end user and that of meta-designer.  ... 
dblp:conf/avi/CabitzaFP14 fatcat:bshzihjmdfcnjep7lv56grtrne

Meta-design: Transforming and Enriching the Design and Use of Socio-technical Systems [chapter]

Gerhard Fischer, Thomas Herrmann
2015 Computer Supported Cooperative Work  
The meta-design of socio-technical systems (STS) is an approach which complies with the need of integrating two different types of structures and processes: technical systems which are engineered to provide  ...  In doing so, it does not provide fixed solutions but a framework within which all stakeholders (designers and users) can contribute to the development of technical functionality and the evolution of the  ...  Collaboratories Evolve in Cultures of Participation with a Variety of Participants in Various Roles.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-6720-4_6 fatcat:dq3dsdadkvhw7affrpq652ra2y

From renaissance scholars to renaissance communities: Learning and education in the 21st century

Gerhard Fischer
2013 2013 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS)  
Our co-evolutionary perspective explores the dialectical relationship between:  how a deep understanding of learning creates innovative demands and design criteria for future generations of socio-technical  ...  This paper describes conceptual frameworks and socio-technical environments to foster, nurture, and support Renaissance Communities.  ...  Acknowledgments The ideas, concepts, arguments, and system developments described in this papers have been jointly developed over the last two decades with former and current members of the Center for  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2013.6567198 dblp:conf/cts/Fischer13 fatcat:vlfjmc7orjhajlxts2xvncpr4q

Comparing adaptive management and transition management

Timothy Foxon, Lindsay Stringer, Mark Reed
2008 Ökologisches Wirtschaften - Fachzeitschrift  
They emphasise the roles of social learning and stakeholder participation in different contexts.  ...  of current social-ecological and socio-technical systems.  ...  Two recent frameworks, relating to adaptive management (AM) of socio-ecological systems and transition management (TM) in socio-technical systems, have begun to address these challenges.  ... 
doi:10.14512/oew.v23i2.571 fatcat:mwt64t3b4nf7tn4jwir4lhtw5a

An Ecology of Embodied Interaction: Pedagogy and homo virtualis

Leslie Jarmon
2009 Journal of Virtual Worlds Research  
Editors' CornerAn Ecology of Embodied Interaction: Pedagogy and homo virtualisBy Leslie Jarmon, University of Texas at Austin  ...  It is helpful to think of two co-evolving systems, one social and the other technical ).  ...  of co-presence or participation in the virtual world.  ... 
doi:10.4101/jvwr.v2i1.624 fatcat:bwh3cbbipfgqdg6itpplhojyoq

A conceptual framework for assessing the impact of human behaviour on water resource systems performance

Shanono Nura Jafar, Ndiritu John
2020 Zenodo  
in the context of WRS management.  ...  A conceptual framework for assessing the impact of human behaviour on WRS performance using the concept of socio-hydrology is proposed herein.  ...  The model has been used to analyse the historical co-evolution of socio-hydrological regimes, and its effect on the environment in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia for over 100 years.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3903786 fatcat:xaskczubfjaxnpwjydinbsy5dm

Sustainability issues in agro-ecology: Socio-ecological perspective

S. Kumaraswamy
2012 Agricultural Sciences  
This review will analyze certain inter-linked concepts relevant to address the sustainability issues in agro-ecology at the interface of socio-ecological perspective.  ...  In the recent past there has been concern to address the declining trends and deteriorating ecological elements and their functions in productive agricultural landscapes.  ...  In this view, experts and farmers are guided by a knowledge interest in "technical power of control over an environment" and perceive their participation in environment as a sphere of instrumental rationality  ... 
doi:10.4236/as.2012.32018 fatcat:attjjkphabgwjbcfcxwn4jkxry

Continuous Negotiation in Climate Adaptation: The Challenge of Co-Evolution for the Capability Approach to Justice

Lieke Brackel
2021 Sustainability  
Future shifts in the socio-ecological system, such as decreased fresh water availability and sea-level rise, are expected to uproot today's compromise about chloride levels in the Haringvliet.  ...  This article, however, empirically demonstrates that defining ecosystem thresholds in co-evolving systems is subject to conflict and continuous negotiation.  ...  Additionally, I thank fellow researchers and former colleagues I have had conversations with about the Dutch South-West Delta in the past.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132313072 fatcat:xcpmgevgobah3fz6hjcrrz4ixe

A conceptual framework for assessing the impact of human behaviour on water resource systems performance

Shanono Nura Jafar, Ndiritu John
2020 Zenodo  
in the context of WRS management.  ...  A conceptual framework for assessing the impact of human behaviour on WRS performance using the concept of socio-hydrology is proposed herein.  ...  The model has been used to analyse the historical co-evolution of socio-hydrological regimes, and its effect on the environment in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia for over 100 years. [28] , conceptualised  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4400183 fatcat:xbxp2tgt55h2jejxjxgrqxkd3i

Visioning a Food System for an Equitable Transition towards Sustainable Diets—A South African Perspective

Nafiisa Sobratee, Rashieda Davids, Chuma B. Chinzila, Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi, Pauline Scheelbeek, Albert T. Modi, Alan D. Dangour, Rob Slotow
2022 Sustainability  
Such legitimate aspirations could be relevant in countries bearing complex socio-political legacies and bridge the local–global goals coherently.  ...  Thus, co-designing to problematize transformational SDT, centered on an interdisciplinary outlook and informational governance, could streamline research implementation outcomes to re-structure socio-technical  ...  We identified examples of interventions that were co-designed by stakeholders and assessed by the expert deliberations as leverage points within the socio-technical and socio-ecological context.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14063280 fatcat:n5bixb4n3jehthpyhyhme4t3ku
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