Research on conceptual modelling : less known knowns and more unknown unknowns, please

Recker, Jan (2015) Research on conceptual modelling : less known knowns and more unknown unknowns, please. In Saeki, Motoshi & Koehler, Henning (Eds.) Proceedings of the 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling, Australian Computer Society, Sydney, Australia, pp. 3-7.

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In this invited paper I describe some personal views on the research field of conceptual modelling. I argue that the field has become entrenched in some “bad habits” that usually emerge in evolved paradigms and that we need to proactively pursue a dual research strategy incorporating new and different avenues that lead us to novel and impactful research contexts of conceptual modelling. I provide a framework that can guide this exploration and finish with some recommendations about how conceptual modelling research programs could proceed.

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ID Code: 81859
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
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Keywords: conceptual modelling, empirical research, research agenda, paradigm
ISBN: 9781921770470
ISSN: 1445-1336
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Conceptual Modelling (080603)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Australian Computer Society, Inc
Deposited On: 17 Feb 2015 22:31
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2015 16:26

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