Henderson, Peter and De Silva, Nishadi
A narrative approach to collaborative writing: A business process model
At 8th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Cyprus.
23 - 27 May 2006.
Narratives have been used in the past to enhance technical documents such as research proposals by implementing a single-user writing tool called CANS (Computer-Aided Narrative Support). This study has now been extended to collaborative writing (CW); another area that can greatly benefit from a narrative-based writing tool. Before implementing such an asynchronous, multi-user system, however, it was imperative to do a concrete design for it. Therefore, after studying existing CW tools and strategies, a concise business process (BP) model was designed to describe the process of narrative-based CW. This paper introduces narrative-based CW for technical authors, the BP model for it and discusses the benefits of such an implementation on particular areas of research, such as the development of Grid applications.
Conference or Workshop Item
||Event Dates: 23-27 May
|Venue - Dates:
||8th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Cyprus, 2006-05-23 - 2006-05-27
||Collaborative writing, Business Processes, Narratives, Rhetorical Structure Theory (RST), CSCW
||Electronics & Computer Science
||25 Jan 2006
||17 Apr 2017 21:52
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