A Recommendation Algorithm to Capture End-Users’ Tacit Knowledge

  • David Martinho
  • António Rito Silva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7481)


To capture knowledge workers’ tacit knowledge, while they are performing their work, we consider the use of an ad-hoc workflow system that does not leverage on any predefined model. To avoid the noisy divergence of ad-hoc executions of business processes, we propose a recommendation algorithm that promotes convergent behavior through a goal-driven strategy based on data instead of activity control flow.


Recommendations Tacit Knowledge Data-driven Ad-hoc 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Martinho
    • 1
    • 2
  • António Rito Silva
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.ESW Software Engineering Group - INESC-IDPortugal
  2. 2.IST - Technical University of LisbonPortugal

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