16.123 new book on interdisciplinary software practice

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Date: Sat Jul 13 2002 - 03:27:14 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 123.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 08:20:49 +0100
             From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi
             Subject: Social Thinking--Software Practice

    Hi, this new publication "Social Thinking--Software Practice" edited by
    Yvonne Dittrich, Christiane Floyd, and Ralf Klischewski -might interest to
    humanist scholars..

    >Software practice--which includes software development, design, and
    >use--needs to go beyond the traditional engineering framework. Drawing on
    >a variety of social theory approaches, this book focuses on
    >interdisciplinary cooperation in software practice. The topics discussed
    >include the facilitation of collaborative software development,
    >communication between developers and users, and the embedding of software
    >systems in organizations.
    >Yvonne Dittrich is Assistant Professor in the Department of Software
    >Engineering and Computer Science at the Blekinge Institute of Technology,
    >Sweden. Christiane Floyd is Professor, and Ralf Klischewski is Assistant
    >Professor, in the Department of Informatics (Software Engineering Group)
    >at the University of Hamburg.
    >Urs Andelfinger, Gail Bader, Eevi Beck, Mark Bergman, Olav W. Bertelsen,
    >Thomas Binder, Keld Bdker, Susanne Bdker, Yvonne Dittrich, Anne Eerola,
    >Sara Eriksen, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Christiane Floyd, Marina Jirotka,
    >Helge Kahler, Victor Kaptelinin, Finn Kensing, John Leslie King, Ralf
    >Klischewski, Mikko Korpela, Philip Kraft, Paul Luff, Kalle Lyytinen, Anja
    >Mursu, Hans-Erik Nissen, Jacob Nrbjerg, James M. Nyce, Horst Oberquelle,
    >Kari Rnkk, Jesper Simonsen, H. Abimbola Soriyan, Bettina Trpel, Chris
    >Westrup, Volker Wulf.
    >6 x 9, 480 pp., 23 illus., cloth, ISBN 0-262-04204-5
    >David Weininger
    >Associate Publicist
    >The MIT Press
    >5 Cambridge Center, 4th Floor
    >Cambridge, MA 02142
    >617 253 2079
    >617 253 1709 fax

    Arun-Kumar Tripathi

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