Formulation and verification of the body of knowledge of new discipline using WikiBOK

Taro Yabuki, Takeshi Morita, Yoshifumi Masunaga

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Abstract

Given the emergence of new discipline, especially in social infor- matics, life science, sustainability science, there are growing needs for the formulation of corresponding Body of Knowledge. Prob- lems remain that there exist not authorities or domain-specific pro- fessionals who could give the entire body of knowledge of such new discipline. In order to tackle this issue, this paper introduces a method to formulate the Body of Knowledge, SIBOK, for a new discipline, a.k.a., social informatics, via a reverse engineering idea andWikiBOK. By validating over multiple clustering methods based on a variety of metrics of dissimilarity, linkage criteria and the number of clusters, it is concluded that the proposed SIBOK re- flects well the current situation of the social informatics education.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationACM IMCOM 2015 - Proceedings
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
ISBN (Electronic)9781450333771
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 8
Externally publishedYes
Event9th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, ACM IMCOM 2015 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 2015 Jan 82015 Jan 10

Publication series

NameACM IMCOM 2015 - Proceedings

Other

Other9th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, ACM IMCOM 2015
CountryIndonesia
CityBali
Period15/1/815/1/10

Keywords

  • BOK
  • Body of knowledge
  • Curriculum
  • Wisdom of crowds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Management Information Systems

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