Toward a method for profiling engineering documentation

Peter Wild, Stephen Culley, Christopher McMahon, Mansur Darlington, Shaofeng Liu

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Abstract

Recent years have seen a lot of interest in how people use, generate, save and search paper and electronic documents. We build on this and related work to develop a method for profiling engineering documentation. Profiling provides information about 1) the varieties and types of engineering documents, 2) the strengths and weakness of document manifestations; 3) the patterns of document use within different types of engineering company. The method is composed of two elements. A set of facets for describing documents, and a framework with which to contextualize documents.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-70
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Strojarstvo
Volume49
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2007

Keywords

  • engineering information
  • documentation profiling
  • documents
  • work modelling

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    Wild, P., Culley, S., McMahon, C., Darlington, M., & Liu, S. (2007). Toward a method for profiling engineering documentation. Journal of Strojarstvo, 49(2), 61-70.