Collective problem solving: Features and affordances of creative online communities

Jeffrey V. Nickerson, Thomas W. Malone, Gary M. Olson, Kevin Crowston

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Abstract

Panelists will discuss how collective intelligence can be applied to large-scale problems through collaborative online systems. The features and affordances of several such systems will be described, inviting discussion about how such systems can be better designed by the CSCW community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCSCW 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages135-138
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781450329224
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 28 2015
Event2015 ACM International Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, CSCW 2015 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: Mar 14 2015Mar 18 2015

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW
Volume2015-January

Other

Other2015 ACM International Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, CSCW 2015
CountryCanada
CityVancouver
Period3/14/153/18/15

Keywords

  • Collective intelligence
  • Innovation contests
  • Remix communities, citizen science

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Nickerson, J. V., Malone, T. W., Olson, G. M., & Crowston, K. (2015). Collective problem solving: Features and affordances of creative online communities. In CSCW 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 135-138). (Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW; Vol. 2015-January). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/2685553.2699338