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Issue No.11 - November (2010 vol.43)
pp: 22-28
Robert Kraut , Carnegie Mellon University
Mary Lou Maher , US National Science Foundation
Judith Olson , University of California, Irvine
Thomas W. Malone , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Peter Pirolli , Palo Alto Research Center
John C. Thomas , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Technology-mediated social-participation systems, such as Wikipedia and TopCoder, allow a vast user base to collaborate to solve difficult problems. TMSP could be applied to many current social issues, but doing so requires new theory and infrastructure for social design.
technology-mediated social participation, social networks, social media, collaboratory
Robert Kraut, Mary Lou Maher, Judith Olson, Thomas W. Malone, Peter Pirolli, John C. Thomas, "Scientific Foundations: A Case for Technology- Mediated Social- Participation Theory", Computer, vol.43, no. 11, pp. 22-28, November 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.324
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