Browse Illinois Research and Scholarship (Open Community) by Author "Jones, M. Cameron"

  • Twidale, Michael B.; Jones, M. Cameron (2005)
    We look at appropriations in a number of contexts, and find that often they involve very simple ways of coordinating functionality that seems to be at odds with much of the approach of computer systems design that emphasizes ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (2009-02-09)
    The paper proposes the term 'software informatics' to describe research on the individual, collaborative, and social aspects of software production and use, spanning multiple representations of software from ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (2005)
    In this position paper, we discuss the role of abstraction in designing for appropriation. We examine the ways in which varying the level of abstraction of tools affects the ability of users to appropriate them. We close ...

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