Social computing:principles, platforms, and applications

Chopra, Amit K. (2011) Social computing:principles, platforms, and applications. In: Requirements Engineering for Social Computing (RESC), 2011 First International Workshop on. IEEE, pp. 26-29. ISBN 978-1-4577-0948-7

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We present a conceptualization of social computing as the computation of social dependence among autonomous actors. Our conceptualization unifies many diverse kinds of applications such as multiparty business processes, social networks, and online discourse. We contend that the current tradition in software engineering fundamentally falls short of what is required to successfully build such applications. We propose a vision of social computing that relies exclusively on social abstractions and outline the challenges in realizing the vision.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 66016
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 13 Aug 2013 11:21
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 03:23

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