CoMeMo-Community: A System for Supporting Community Knowledge Evolution

  • Toyoaki Nishida
  • Takashi Hirata
  • Harumi Maeda
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1519)

Abstract

CoMeMo-Community is a system that is designed to support knowledge evolution in a community. It is based on two ideas. One is associative representation for facilitating externalization of both personal and community knowledge. The other is visualization of knowledge interaction based on the talking-alter-egos metaphor.

In this paper, we present how these ideas are incorporated into the CoMeMo-Community system and report preliminary experimentation with it. We also discuss how CoMeMo-Community helps us to understand community.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toyoaki Nishida
    • 1
    • 2
  • Takashi Hirata
    • 3
  • Harumi Maeda
    • 4
  1. 1.Nara Institute of Science and TechnologyNaraJapan
  2. 2.Kansai Advanced Research CenterJapan
  3. 3.Nara Institute of Science and TechnologyNaraJapan
  4. 4.Osaka City UniversityOsakaJapan

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