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Gomez-Perez, J.M. et al. (2009) Using Task Context to Achieve Effective Information Delivery, Workhop on Context, Information and Ontologies, Greece

The use of task context (i.e. the context of the user’s current activities) to guide information seeking of knowledge workers is valuable for improving their effectiveness. That is, user’s context can be characterized by a set of information objects (information … Continue reading

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Dey, A.K. (2001) Understanding and Using Context, Personal Ubiquitous Computing, 5 (1), pp.4-7

I was looking for a definition of context information, and what I found was definition on context that includes the information in it: “Context is any information that can be used to characterize the situation of the entity” Some of … Continue reading

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Bechky, B.A. 2003, “Sharing Meaning across Occupational Communities: The Transformation of Understanding on a Production Floor”, Organization Science, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 312-330.

I read this paper again to see what was written about context related to boundary objects. Because of different contexts of designers, technicians and assemblers they cannot simply transfer knowledge but transform it. Engineers have conceptual locus of practice since … Continue reading

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