Understanding the Exploration of Design Space in Remix Networks

Workshop on Information in Networks, 2015

3 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2015

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Yue Han

Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business

Jeffrey V. Nickerson

Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business

Date Written: October 2, 2015

Abstract

Online open innovation communities incorporate different systems and technologies in order to harness collective intelligence. Many of these communities have adopted a system that encourages users to contribute their wisdom through remixing, a process that generates new versions from a project’s original state by making additions or deletions. We report on how participants in two remix communities explore the design space of a collective task through the remixing process. With a better understanding of this exploration, it might be possible to find ways to catalyze creativity.

Keywords: Remixing, Creativity generation, Design Space

Suggested Citation

Han, Yue and Nickerson, Jeffrey V., Understanding the Exploration of Design Space in Remix Networks (October 2, 2015). Workshop on Information in Networks, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2670658

Yue Han (Contact Author)

Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business ( email )

Hoboken, NJ 07030
United States

Jeffrey V. Nickerson

Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business ( email )

Hoboken, NJ 07030
United States

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