The multidimensional systemic representation of actor networks: modelling breast cancer treatment decision-making

C.J. Atkinson
Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper explores how the Soft Information Systems and Technologies Methodology (SISTeM) and Actor Network Theory may be combined to address real world problematisations that lead to integrated human/machine interventions in the real world. An important component of this is the need for a modeling language for the multidimensional systemic representation of actor networks. The dimensions include human/machine activities, the information systems and technologies, clinical competencies,
more » ... mpetencies, psychosocial relationships and power/politics. A scenario focusing on breast cancer treatment decision-making is used to illustrate the need for such a multidimensional modeling language and integrated interventions.
doi:10.1109/hicss.2002.994033 dblp:conf/hicss/Atkinson02 fatcat:twepczl45na7nkrco2l4764dqi