The Role of Critiquing in Cooperative Problem Solving

  title={The Role of Critiquing in Cooperative Problem Solving},
  author={Gerhard Fischer and Andreas C. Lemke and Thomas W. Mastaglio and Anders I. M\orch},
  journal={ACM Trans. Inf. Syst.},
Cooperative problem-solving systems help users design solutions themselves as opposed to having solutions designed for them, Critiquing—presenting a reasoned opinion about a user’s product or action–is a major activity of a cooperative problem-solving system. Critics make the constructed artifact “talk back” to the user. Conditions under which critics are more appropriate than autonomous expert systems are discussed. Critics should be embedded in integrated design environments along with other… CONTINUE READING
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