Author: Randall Whitaker

Independent Researcher
Short Bio
Randall Whitaker is a senior human factors analyst in the defense sector, currently specializing in cognitive work analysis and work-centered design (of which he is a co-originator). His academic path proceeded from studies in anthropology and psychology, through computer science and cognitive psychology, to a Ph.D in informatics (1992; Umeå Universitet). His dissertation applied Maturana and Varela’s work to group decision support systems. Since then, he has continued to research their work and to promote their theories as creator and manager of “The Observer Web” at http://www.enolagaia.com/AT.html
Constructivist approaches covered: This is the list of constructivist approaches covered in Randall Whitaker’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all approaches see http://approaches.cepa.info Biology of Cognition · Theory of Autopoiesis
Scientific disciplines covered: This is the list of all disciplines referred to by Randall Whitaker’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all disciplines see http://disciplines.cepa.info Bibliography · Philosophy
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
Reader Impact Factor: 2.52 The RIF of an author expresses how many times more often the texts of this author have been downloaded than the average text, i.e., RIF = dn/D, with d = number of downloads of all texts of this author, D = number of all downloads of all texts, n = number of all texts published.


Whitaker R. (2012) Luhmann’s legacy: Illuminating constructivism, or ill-luhmann-ized constructs? Constructivist Foundations 8(1): 32-34. http://constructivist.info/8/1/032
Whitaker R. (2011) The constructivist foundations bibliography: Humberto maturana. Constructivist Foundations 6(3): 393–406. http://constructivist.info/6/3/393

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