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Working out the plot: the role of stories in social machines

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Although Social Machines do not have yet a formalized definition, some efforts have been made to characterize them from a “machinery” point of view. In this paper, we present a methodology by which we attempt to reveal the sociality of Social Machines; to do so, we adopt the analogy of stories. By assimilating a Social Machine to a story, we can identify the stories within and about that machine and how this storytelling perspective might reveal the sociality of Social Machines. After illustr...

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10.1145/2567948.2578839

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Oxford e-Research Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Oxford e-Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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GLAM
Department:
Bodleian Libraries
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Tarte, S
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EP/J017728/1
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De Roure, D
Grant:
EP/J017728/1
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English
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2014-02-19

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