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IKNOW: A Tool to Assist and Study the Creation, Maintenance, and Dissolution of Knowledge Networks [chapter]

Noshir S. Contractor, Daniel Zink, Michael Chan
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Because information transacted over electronic media such as the Web can be stored in digital form, a new generation of software called "collaborative filters" or "communityware" (Contractor, O'Keefe,  ...  In addition to being instantly beneficial to users, they also provide the researcher with an opportunity to unobtrusively and reliably study the influence of Communityware on the co-evolution of knowledge  ...  While developing formal metrics of knowledge networks is an important contribution, it is only a means towards the substantively more challenging goal of understanding the theoretical processes by which  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-49247-x_14 fatcat:t3phji2rl5cjjkobtw4ans3o5a

Supporting the awareness of shared interests and experiences in communities

YASUYUKI SUMI, KENJI MASE
2002 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
In order to show our approach and its current state, this paper presents our project to build a communityware system situated in real-world contexts.  ...  Exchanging of virtual business cards Users can exchange virtual "business cards" by turning their PalmGuides towards each other.  ...  Table 1 : 1 Comparison between groupware and communityware. groupware communityware background local area network global area network, e.g., Internet target group already-organized group community  ... 
doi:10.1006/ijhc.2001.0518 fatcat:mdhzgvtbqfgcbcc6p4tain4r34

Towards Computation over Communities [chapter]

Toru Ishida
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Based on the above motivation, we organized the Kyoto Meeting on Social Interaction and Communityware from June 8  ...  Based on this motivation, we organized the Kyoto Meeting on Social Interaction and Communityware in June 1998. This article reports the background and results of the meeting.  ...  Miyashita et al. discussed how to build agent communities toward business knowledge base generation [18] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-49247-x_1 fatcat:xnhseb55brax7pqqjucsjjafoa

Enabling a Meta-synthetic Discovery Workshop for Social Consensus Process

Xijin Tang
2008 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology  
Introduction Science discovery brings rich knowledge toward the whole world. How does it happen at the current time?  ...  Actually the vision toward the disadvantages of reductionism in dealing with those unstructured messy problems had been already existed since 1970s.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wiiat.2008.329 dblp:conf/iat/Tang08 fatcat:chcqtmtixbcfnerbhmzjw2toam

Let's browse: a collaborative browsing agent

H. Lieberman, N. van Dyke, A. Vivacqua
1999 Knowledge-Based Systems  
Communityware: agents meet groupware Let's Browse is part of a growing trend towards communityware-software that enhances the formation, maintenance and functioning of digital communities.  ...  We are interested in how the agent idea might be applied to the concept of communityware.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0950-7051(99)00036-2 fatcat:rsxlu7f2izcjnnfoqev76gcuze

TOWARDS META-SYNTHETIC SUPPORT TO UNSTRUCTURED PROBLEM SOLVING

XIJIN TANG
2007 International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making  
In this paper, we adopt a paradigm of decision making in a DSS context, which emphasizes the synthesis of perspectives towards problems description and analysis, to explain the meta-synthetic support to  ...  Most CSS are based on groupware, GSS, communityware when supporting group creativity.  ...  Activities ba Methods and Resources Supporting Tools Idea generation, Originating ba Brainstorming, BBS, socialware, confident hypothesizing, soft OR methods communityware, wisdom emergence  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0219622007002630 fatcat:nzfpajjipzehlafjzogle4pkta

Web community of agents for the integrated logistics of industrial districts

M. Dell'Orco, R. Giordano
2003 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2003. Proceedings of the  
The paper deals with the definition of the community of agents in a real situation, using the communityware tools: web electronic mediums that facilitate the contact with collaborators who have similar  ...  In this sense, the communityware research field seems very interesting.  ...  Conclusions The e-business based system obtained using the proposed methodology is able to give a contribution toward the rationalization of the material flows inside an industrial district.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2003.1174195 dblp:conf/hicss/DellOrcoG03 fatcat:udbelmd65zhdlcslep643eajoe

Conference assistant system for supporting knowledge sharing in academic communities

Yasuyuki Sumi, Kenji Mase
2002 Interacting with computers  
This paper describes our ongoing attempts to build a communityware system by presenting a project of providing digital assistants to support participants in an academic conference.  ...  All PalmGuide users could exchange 'virtual business cards' by turning their PDAs towards others.  ...  Introduction Recently, a lot of research has been done on communityware, a software that allows large decentralized groups of people to form communities, share preferences and knowledge, and perform social  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0953-5438(02)00018-8 fatcat:pktnjokbs5f2pjci7uoaa35qqi

Augmenting the social space of an academic conference

Joseph F. McCarthy, David W. McDonald, Suzanne Soroczak, David H. Nguyen, Al M. Rashid
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work - CSCW '04  
Thus, survey respondents were biased toward participation in the field trial relative to the level of participation by the overall conference population.  ...  The results of our evaluation are used to reflect and extend our understanding of awareness in social settings that are not oriented toward traditional work tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1031607.1031615 dblp:conf/cscw/McCarthyMSNR04 fatcat:7hv5ki5p55gkbiarkh4galh2aa

Building Information Infrastructures for Social Worlds — The Role of Classifications and Standards [chapter]

Geoffrey C. Bowker, Susan Leigh Star
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Communityware typically supports the process of organizing people who are willing to reach some mutual understanding.  ...  We think that communityware will become important with the advance of public communication systems such as the Internet and mobile communications.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-49247-x_16 fatcat:aoga5kglrvguffqmgnrlphebye

Real scale experiments on communityware

T. Ishida, H. Nakanishi, S. Nomura
International Conference on Informatics Research for Development of Knowledge Society Infrastructure, 2004. ICKS 2004.  
Communityware is for more diverse and amorphous groups of people.  ...  We have been working on real scale experiments on communityware for more than 8 years.  ...  Communityware is for more diverse and amorphous groups of people.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icks.2004.1313416 fatcat:qa5jdyskobazdktr3oexlqcvku

Coupling Social Network Services And Support For Online Communities In Codes Environment

Felipe Mendonça Scheeren, Marcelo Soares Pimenta, Damián Keller, Victor Lazzarini
2013 Zenodo  
SNS and communityware is straightforward.  ...  Therefore, we need to address how we extend CODES from traditional CMP support and CSCW perspective towards online human community support.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1415603 fatcat:3fkv3367nbewvkv5fsk5awi7ha

Towards forming communities using wearable musical instruments

Y. Tada, K. Nishimoto, T. Maekawa, R. Rouve, K. Mase, R. Nakatsu
Proceedings 21st International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops  
Accordingly, the CosTune can be regarded as a "communityware" [6] in the real world.  ...  Discussion: CosTune as a communityware in the real world There are several systems and projects that allow people to perform remote sessions by exchanging performance data in MIDI format over the Internet  ... 
doi:10.1109/cdcs.2001.918715 dblp:conf/icdcsw/TadaMRMNN01 fatcat:5hqj45mid5esnetgcjw33sec3m

Enabling Public Discourse [chapter]

Keiichi Nakata
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Recent efforts by authorities and development agencies towards enabling public information access have increased the potential for members of public to take part in the decision-making process.  ...  The components of EPISODE • A module that models participants' positions towards issues and analyses argumentation.  ...  Enabling individuals to collect and exchange information and opinions Recent interests in community-oriented (intelligent) information systems projects grouped under labels such as "community computing", "communityware  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45548-5_8 fatcat:rxcdhz4uovg2lhsivwh7isjhfy

Surgeons' interactions with and attitudes towards e-patients: a questionnaire study in Germany and Oman (Preprint)

Ken Masters, Teresa Loda, Jonas Johannink, Rashid Al-Abri, Anne Herrmann-Werner
2019 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Doctors' interactions with and attitudes toward e-patients have an overall impact on health care delivery.  ...  This study aimed to gauge surgeons' interactions with e-patients, their attitudes toward those e-patient activities, the possible impact on the delivery of health care, and the reasons behind those activities  ...  -provide one example of communityware.  ... 
doi:10.2196/14646 pmid:32149714 fatcat:qvj6xlspzjbohlbdaw6dcm3yai
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