Designing Cooperative Systems

Designing Cooperative Systems : The Use of Theories and Models - the Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems - Coop'2000

Edited by  , Edited by  , Edited by  , Edited by 

List price: US$83.01

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

The main assumption behind the COOP conferences is that co-operative systems design requires a deep understanding of the co-operative work of dyads, groups and organizations, involving both artefacts and social conventions. The key topic of COOP'2000 was "The Use of Theories and Models in Designing Cooperative Systems". Two opposite methodological approaches to co-operative system design can be clearly identified - a pragmatic approach or an approach based on theories and models. Objectives of the COOP'2000 Conference included: clarifying the reasons why one needs or does not need to use a theory or a model for design, comparing the pragmatic and the theory/model-based approaches, and identifying possible joint points between them, discussing the relevance of the theories/models with respect to the design of co-operative systems, to better delimit the respective application fields of the various theories/models, and to identify their possible joint points.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 426 pages
  • 165.1 x 246.4 x 30.5mm | 884.52g
  • IOS Press
  • IOS Press,US
  • Amsterdam, United States
  • English
  • 1586030426
  • 9781586030421