Issue No. 11 - November (2010 vol. 43)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2010.324
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
J. C. Thomas, T. W. Malone, P. Pirolli, R. Kraut, M. L. Maher and J. Olson, "Scientific Foundations: A Case for Technology- Mediated Social- Participation Theory," in Computer, vol. 43, no. , pp. 22-28, 2010.