Pegasus: Particle Physicists Engagement with Grids: A Socio-technical Usability Study

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Working Papers

 

Venters, W., T. Cornford, Y. Zheng (2010) "Making Grids Usable: Deployment as the Mangling of Information Infrastructure". Pegasus Working Paper

 

Zheng, Y., W. Venters, and T. Cornford (2010) "Agility, Paradox and Organizational Improvisation:the Development of a particle physics Grid". Pegasus Working Paper

 

 

Venters, W. A. Kyriakidou (2010)  "Applied eScience: A Research Framework for Mode 2 eScience projects". Pegasus Working Paper

Publications

    Journals:

Venters,W and Kyriakidou-Zacharoudiou,A (2012) "Interventionist Grid Development Projects: A research framework based on three frames." Information Technology and People.

Zheng,Y.,W. Venters and T. Cornford (2011) "Agility, Paradox and Organizational Improvisation: The Development of a Particle Physics Grid" Information Systems Journal 21(4) 303-333. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2575.2010.00360.x

Venters,W. & E. Ferneley (2009) "Editorial: To codify or collaborate: Introduction to the special issue on Knowledge Management and e-Research technologies" Knowledge Management Research and Practice 7(3) 192-195.

    Conferences:

Venters, W., T. Cornford, A. Kyriakidou, Y. Zheng. (2009) "Grids' Knowledge Infrastructure: A case study of the LHC computing Grid at CERN through a practice lens." 5th International conference on e-Social Science, Cologne.

 

Kyriakidou, A. W. Venters (2009) "Distributed large-scale systems development: Exploring the collaborative development of the particle physics Grid." 5th International conference on e-Social Science, Cologne. (Also Presentation)

 

Venters,W. & E. Ferneley (2009) (Special Issue Editorial) "To codify or collaborate: Introduction to the special issue on Knowledge Management and e-Research technologies" Knowledge Management Research and Practice 7(3) 192-195. (this edited special issue was related to Pegasus ideas but not directly connected with the work).
 

Zheng, Y., W. Venters, and T. Cornford (2009), "Mobilizing Social Capital in Distributed Systems Development." The 17th European Conference on Information Systems, Verona, Italy

 

Kyriakidou, A. Venters, W (2009) "“Clusters Of Competence” In The Distributed Development Of Grids: A Particle Physics Community’s Response To The Difficulties Of Global Systems Development.“, IFIP 9.5 Workshop, Athens, Greece. (Also Workshop Presentation)

 

Kyriakidou, A. Venters, W (2008) (Abstract only) "Distributed development of large-scale global systems: Exploring the collaborative practices of particle physicists as they develop a Grid for the LHC", presented at IFIP 8.2 OASIS workshop 2008, Paris, France.

 

Venters, W., Cornford, T., Zheng, Y (2008) "Grids: A Knowledge Infrastructure requiring a Knowledge Infrastructure", presented at UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2008, Edinburgh. (Also Presentation)

 

Zheng, Y., W. Venters and T. Cornford (2007) "Agility, Improvisation, or Enacted Emergence?" Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2007), Montreal, Canada. Best Paper Finalist (final 3 papers). (Also Presentation)

 

Venters,W., Zheng,Y., Cornford,T. (2007) Collaborative construction of grid technology: Researching the usability of Grids within Particle Physics. Third International Conference on e-Social Science, Ann Arbor, Michigan US.

 

Zheng, Y., W. Venters, T. Cornford (2007) "Distributed Development and Scaled Agility: Improvising a Grid for Particle Physics", London School of Economics Working Paper Series - 163, London: http://is2.lse.ac.uk/wp/pdf/wp163.pdf ISSN 1472-9601

 

Kyriakidou, A. Venters, W (2007) The Multi-Disciplinary Development of Collaborative Grids: The Social Shaping of a Grid for Healthcare. 15th European Conference on Information Systems, St Gallen, Switzerland. Nominated for Best Paper. (Also Presentation)

 

Scott,SV, Venters,W (2007) The Practice of e-Science and e-Social Science: Method, Theory, and Matter. IFIP 8.2. Virtuality and Virtualization. Crowston, K., Sieber, S., Wynn, E. (Eds.), Vol. 236ISBN: 978-0-387-73024-0, Springer.

 

Venters,W., Cornford,T. (2006) Introducing Pegasus: An ethnographic research project studying the use of Grid technologies by the UK particle Physics Community. Second International Conference on e-Social Science, 28-30 June 2006, Manchester, UK. (Also Presentation)

 

 

Posters

 

Venters, W., Cornford, M., Lancaster, M., Zheng,Y., Kyriakidou, A (2007) Studying the Usability of Grids: Ethnographic Research of the UK Particle Physics Community. (Poster) UK e-Science Programme All Hands Meeting (AHM2007)

 

Venters,W., Zheng, Y (2007) Users, Usability and Grids: Introducing Pegasus, a social study of the development and use of GridPP. (Poster) EGEE User Forum, Manchester, 9th-11th May. (Abstract)

 

Venters,W., Zheng, Y (2007) Pegasus: An Information Systems Research Study of Grids for the LHC. (Poster) GridPP Stand: Institute of Physics Conference.

 

Related MSc Dissertations

Uribe, L.M. (2007) Socio-technical elements of e-Research and libraries. MSc Disseratation, Information Systems and Innovation Group, London School of Economics, Supervised by Dr. W. Venters.

 

Kyriakidou, A (2006) The Social Construction of MammoGrid: A Technological Frames Analysis of the Process of Technology Adoption. MSc Dissertation, Information Systems and Innovation Group, London School of Economics, Supervised by Dr. W. Venters.

 

Hlistova, J. (2004) How is the Particle Physics Community Shaping the Grid in the UK? MSc Dissertation, Information Systems and Innovation Group, London School of Economics, Supervised by Dr. W. Venters.

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Pegasus is funded by the UK EPSRC (Grant no EP/D049954/1).

 

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