Why mindmaps are not easy to design: cognitive traps and mistakes
- Knowledge Management
The paper is devoted to the summarizing and generalizing of many years experience in the field of knowledge engineers / analysts training for developing knowledge bases of intelligent systems. The cognitive problems of visual knowledge representation in mindmappping format are considered.
Head of IT in management dpt, GSOM SPbU
Prof. Tatiana Gavrilova (BS, MS, PhD, Sc.D) is a Head of Information Technologies in Management Department at Graduate School of Management (GSOM) in St. Petersburg University. Dr. Gavrilova has more than 200 publications in the field of knowledge engineering and knowledge management. Her research interests deal with visual knowledge codification and structuring using the cognitive approach. She is a project leader of several research projects funded by Russian foundation for Basic Research and Russian Scientific Foundation.
Dr. Gavrilova was twice a visiting Fulbright research scholar in the USA universities. She was also visiting and lecturing professor in Japan, USA, France, Italy, Qatar, Finland, Poland and Estonia. Her trainings and master-classes (2007-2018) on visual thinking were held on Siemens Business Services, BAT, VTB, RZD and other big multinational companies.