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  Dieser Beitrag behandelt - aus einer interdisziplinären Perspektive - die Bedeutung der Interkulturalität für die Gestaltung in und mit der Informatik im Zeitalter zunehmender Globalisierung. In diesem Zusammenhang wird, um die Rolle der Kultur in der Kommunikation zu verstehen, auf linguistisch-empirische Untersuchungen zur schriftlichen Kommunikation(More)
Increased advances in communication technology have enabled computermediated communication among geographically dispersed individuals, and created opportunities for them to participate in socio-political decisions at the local, national and global level. Consequently, the structuring of communication processes for facilitating discourse among larger groups(More)
Designing intercultural communication and cooperation systems involves at least two central issues, i.e., concepts for modeling communication and the legitimacy of communication norms and conventions established through modeling and designing. This paper discusses the concept of genre in regard to modeling communication and reflects on how discourse-ethical(More)
This paper proposes a set of critical questions to guide reflections on persuasive systems. The questions are mainly based on value-based practical reasoning as suggested in argumentation research. Value based reasoning is involved in any persuasive design discourse to assess the purposiveness, goodness or rightness of system actions to be designed. In this(More)
This paper argues that examination of information in the context of the Pragmatic Web needs to be conducted in a discursive and structured manner. It focuses on examination dialogues and proposes a novel approach to supporting these dialogues in DISCOURSIUM, a tool and methodology for discursive practice based on the meta-communication architecture [29]. To(More)