Centralization vs . Decentralization Issues in Internet-based Knowledge Management Systems : Experiences from Expert Recommender Systems

@inproceedings{Yimam2000CentralizationV,
  title={Centralization vs . Decentralization Issues in Internet-based Knowledge Management Systems : Experiences from Expert Recommender Systems},
  author={Dawit Yimam},
  year={2000}
}
In this paper we report on the issues pertaining to centralized vs. decentralized architectures that we encountered at various points of our research on a particular Internet-based knowledge management and sharing system, namely expert finders/recommenders. First, we briefly describe and analyze our design experiences in expert recommender systems, emphasizing the architectural challenges and decisions. Then we extrapolate our experiences and insights to highlight some of the centralization vs… CONTINUE READING

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