Collaborative Learning and Knowledge Maturing from Two Perspectives

  • Uwe V. Riss
  • Wolfgang Reinhardt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7563)


We discuss the similarities and differences between the Co-evolution Model of Cognitive and Social Knowledge and Sociofact Theory as two new theories of collaborative learning and knowledge maturing.


knowledge maturing sociofact theory coevolution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Uwe V. Riss
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Reinhardt
    • 2
  1. 1.SAP ResearchKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Computer ScienceUniversity of PaderbornPaderbornGermany

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