(COPs) - a self-organized, deliberate collaboration of people who share common practices, interests or aims and want to advance their knowledge. When the community proves useful to its members over time, they may formalize their status by adopting a group name and a regular system of interchange. View records related to this term
A group of people, with the same goals and interests, who use common practices, tools, and language to undertake a shared enterprise.
Networks of individuals from the same or related disciplines who come together to develop/share knowledge for mutual benefit.