PROCESS-ORIENTED COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIONS IN SOCIAL NETWORKS

Agnes Koschmider, Andreas Oberweis, Huayu Zhang

Abstract

Social networks are known to stimulate the exchange and sharing of information among peers. Even more social networks can initiate a cooperation (e.g., people sharing music) and a collaboration (e.g., searching for collaborators for research works). However, social networks are not widely used as work resources (e.g., for help or support request) mostly due to missing coordination mechanisms. This paper describes how collaboration can be coordinated in social networks. The proposed way to achieve this is based on the usage of a set of activity lists of social network members. An activity list specifies all personal activities required to reach a collaborative output. Based on the activity lists a process model can be generated that controls and analyzes the coordination. Activities requiring collaboration are performed using social network. The approach is illustrated with a use case.

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Koschmider A., Oberweis A. and Zhang H. (2010). PROCESS-ORIENTED COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIONS IN SOCIAL NETWORKS . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-674-025-2, pages 361-366. DOI: 10.5220/0002855703610366


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@conference{webist10,
author={Agnes Koschmider and Andreas Oberweis and Huayu Zhang},
title={PROCESS-ORIENTED COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIONS IN SOCIAL NETWORKS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2010},
pages={361-366},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002855703610366},
isbn={978-989-674-025-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - PROCESS-ORIENTED COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIONS IN SOCIAL NETWORKS
SN - 978-989-674-025-2
AU - Koschmider A.
AU - Oberweis A.
AU - Zhang H.
PY - 2010
SP - 361
EP - 366
DO - 10.5220/0002855703610366