Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia

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Organisations are increasingly recognising the importance of managing what they consider their most valuable asset: knowledge. This work is a contribution towards that end, proposing a system for representing, recording, using, retrieving, and managing individual and group knowledge: a group memory system. This paper describes the high-level objective of(More)
Organisations recognise the importance of managing what they consider their most valuable asset: Knowledge. Our work is a contribution towards that end, proposing a system for representing, recording, using, retrieving, and managing knowledge. This paper begins by briefly outlining the concept of an Organisational Memory. It will then discuss the high-level(More)
In the recent years, much has been said about ontologies and their applications in different research fields. The ontological discipline emerged from artificial intelligence as a form of knowledge representation that would minimise the problems of knowledge sharing and reuse between people and between software. Apart from the view that portrays an ontology(More)
Organisations with significant intellectual capital must create an environment that facilitates better reuse and deployment of existing corporate knowledge in decision-making processes. Advances in information technologies and telecommunications and emerging trends in knowledge management and organisational memories, are enhancing the ability of people to(More)
Since the late 1980s an increasing level of interest has been shown in ethnographic approaches, derived from sociology and social anthropology, as promising means to provide some assistance in the complex and delicate problem of systems design. Such methods, a " turn to the social " within system design, are central to attempts to develop a new perspective(More)
Computer mediated environments present nowadays one of the key areas to the application and use of technology in work, leisure and education. It offers a number of opportunities to redesign the way we work, how we produce knowledge and collaborate with others. It also has some degree of influence in the way we manage information and perceive information(More)
Informing a information discovery tool for using gesture Abstract The paper discusses the use of computer interactive visualisations to develop a system that allows the sharing of a concept space for information discovering. The proposed system presents a 3D interactive visualisation using direct manipulation techniques to support a shared construct based(More)