Understanding Human-Machine Networks

  title={Understanding Human-Machine Networks},
  author={Milena Tsvetkova and Taha Yasseri and Eric T. Meyer and J. Brian Pickering and Vegard Engen and Paul W. Walland and Marika L{\"u}ders and Asbj{\o}rn F{\o}lstad and George N. Bravos},
  journal={ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)},
  pages={1 - 35}
In the current hyperconnected era, modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems form sophisticated networks where not only do people interact with other people, but also machines take an increasingly visible and participatory role. Such Human-Machine Networks (HMNs) are embedded in the daily lives of people, both for personal and professional use. They can have a significant impact by producing synergy and innovations. The challenge in designing successful HMNs is that they… 

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