publication . Article . 2013

Actor network theory approach and its application in investigating agricultural climate information system

Sharifzadeh, M.; Zamani, G. H.; Karami, E.; Iman, M. T.; davar khalili;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2013
Abstract
Actor network theory as a qualitative approach to study complex social factors and process of socio-technical interaction provides new concepts and ideas to understand socio-technical nature of information systems. From the actor network theory viewpoint, agricultural climate information system is a network consisting of actors, actions and information related processes (production, transformation, storage, retrieval, integration, diffusion and utilization, control and management), and system mechanisms (interfaces and networks). Analysis of such systemsembody the identification of basic components and structure of the system (nodes) –thedifferent sources of inf...
Subjects
free text keywords: actor network theory, information system, agriculture, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z
Communities
Agricultural and Food Sciences
Rural Digital Europe
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