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Archetypal narratives in social machines: Approaching sociality through prosopography

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Introducing Social Machines as web-enabled entities integrating social energies and computational powers into a sociotechnical system (whether purposeful or not) where social dynamics animate communities, this paper proposes a theoretical framework in which to observe them. Attempting to strike a balance between the roles of humans and nonhumans, and aware of the difficulties that this heterogeneity presents, we propose to approach the questions of capturing the social dynamics of a social ma...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1145/2786451.2786471

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Oxford, HUM, Classics Faculty
Willcox, P More by this author
De Roure, D More by this author
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Association for Computing Machinery Publisher's website
Publication date:
2014-03-24
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pubs:608596
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uri:530918ab-0ad8-4793-b5ca-80ec94c29a16
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uuid:530918ab-0ad8-4793-b5ca-80ec94c29a16
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pubs:608596
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9781450336727
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