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    Crime scene investigation and distributed cognition
    with Chris Baber, James Cross, John E. Hunter, and Richard McMaster
    Pragmatics and Cognition 14 (2): 357-386. 2006.
    Crime scene investigation is a form of Distributed Cognition. The principal concept we explore in this paper is that of `resource for action'. It is proposed that crime scene investigation employs four primary resources-for-action: the environment, or scene itself, which affords particular forms of search and object retrieval; the retrieved objects, which afford translation into evidence; the procedures that guide investigation, which both constrain the search activity and also provide opportuni…Read more
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    Crime scene investigation as distributed cognition
    with Chris Baber, James Cross, John E. Hunter, and Richard McMaster
    Pragmatics and Cognition 14 (2): 357-385. 2006.
    Crime scene investigation is a form of Distributed Cognition. The principal concept we explore in this paper is that of `resource for action'. It is proposed that crime scene investigation employs four primary resources-for-action: the environment, or scene itself, which affords particular forms of search and object retrieval; the retrieved objects, which afford translation into evidence; the procedures that guide investigation, which both constrain the search activity and also provide opportuni…Read more