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Carianne Pretorius graduated with her MA Socio-Informatics Cum Laude from Stellenbosch University, South Africa in March 2016. Her thesis addressed the features that procedural decision support systems, built specifically for addressing wicked problems, incorporated in the literature. The results of this research were presented in September 2016 at the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT) conference, and were subsequently incorporated into a journal article for the South African Computer Journal (SACJ) in 2017. Carianne is currently employed as a PhD Candidate at the Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship and Marketing (ITEM) group at the School of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences at TU/e. Her research interests broadly relate to human aspects of computing, as well as decision making in related contexts. Carianne's current research involves investigating decision making in the software design process, particularly in terms of dual-process accounts of reasoning.

External positions

Junior Lecturer, University of Stellenbosch

Jan 2013Dec 2016

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Research Output

  • 4 Citations
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article

Beyond Reason: Uniting Intuition and Rationality in Software Architecture Decision Making

Pretorius, C., 9 May 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture - Companion, ICSA-C 2019. Piscataway, p. 275-282 8 p. 8712379

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

  • Towards a dual processing perspective of software architecture decision making

    Pretorius, C., Razavian, M., Eling, K. & Langerak, F., 9 Aug 2018, Proceedings - 2018 IEEE 15th International Conference on Software Architecture Companion, ICSA-C 2018. Ozkaya, I. & Zhu, L. (eds.). Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 48-51 4 p. 8432176

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Exploring procedural decision support systems for wicked problem resolution

    Pretorius, C., Jul 2017, In : South African Computer Journal. 29, 1, p. 191-219 29 p.

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    Supporting wicked problems with procedural decision support systems

    Pretorius, C., Sep 2016, SAICSIT 2016 : Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Research Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists : Innovate, Elevate : 26-28 September 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa. Blauw, F. F. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 10 p. 33

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Maps as a technique for visualizing load-shedding schedules

    Parry, D. & Pretorius, C., Oct 2015, SAICSIT 2015 : Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists : Knowledge through Technology : 28-30 September 2015, Stellenbosch, South Africa. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 31

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review