Zoubida Afoutni

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This paper proposes a model to represent and simulate human activities in farming systems. Our definition of the activity concept (otherwise said ‘action’) stems from the ‘situated action’ theory (Suchman, 1987). Action may be summarized simply as ‘what people are actually doing’. Therefore, we characterize action according to four dimensions: actors(More)
This paper presents a model to represent situated action in farming systems. The basic idea is to invert the classical vision of action that stipulates that action is a consequence of a decision process and a plan. We consider action as mainly dictated by a situation created by the interaction of the actor and his/her environment. Hence, action is a process(More)
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