On the Use of Emerging Design as a Basis for Knowledge Collaboration
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Abstractions in software engineering have been used for guidance and understanding of software systems. Design in particular is a key abstraction in this regard. However, design is often a static representation that does not evolve with the code and therefore cannot help developers in collaborating after it becomes out-of-date. Our research group is exploring the use of Emerging Design, a dynamic abstraction, as the basis for knowledge collaboration through its implementation in a coordination portal called Lighthouse. This paper presents the state of the art of Lighthouse and discusses three knowledge collaboration problems that we are currently addressing.
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