Swarming Models for Facilitating Collaborative Decisions

@article{Zamfirescu2010SwarmingMF,
  title={Swarming Models for Facilitating Collaborative Decisions},
  author={Constantin B. Zamfirescu and Florin G. Filip},
  journal={Int. J. Comput. Commun. Control},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={125-137}
}
The paper highlights the computational power of swarming models (i.e., stigmergic mechanisms) to build collaborative support systems for complex cognitive tasks such as facilitation of group decision processes (GDP) in e-meetings. Unlike traditional approaches that minimize the cognitive complexity by incorporating the facilitation knowledge into the system, stigmergic coordination mechanisms minimize the complexity by providing the system with emergent functionalities that are shaped by the… 

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