[Call for Paper] IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) Collaborative Technologies 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

Link: http://www.collaborativetech-conf.org/

Jun 22, 2013 – Jun 26, 2013 (Prague, Czech Republic)
Submission Deadline: Apr 1, 2013
Notification Due: Apr 29, 2013
Final Version Due: May 25, 2013

 

– Deadline for submissions (1st call – extension): 1 April 2013 —

IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGIES 2013
Prague, Czech Republic, 24 – 26 July 2013
(http://www.collaborativetech-conf.org/)
part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2013)
Prague, Czech Republic, 22 – 26 July 2013
http://mccsis.org)

* Conference background and goals
The IADIS Collaborative Technologies 2013 is focused on issues related to the concepts, theory, modeling, specification, implementation and evaluation of collaborative systems, technologies and their ‘wider’ applications in the information society. It pays particular attention to the ‘wider’ dimension as a mean to diversify it and broaden the applicability and scope of the current body of knowledge in the area of applied collaborative domain including emerging and next generation methods and technologies. The aim is to cover both technical and non-technical aspects of the collaborative nature of today’s information society, as well as, prompt future direction for the advancement of the community.

* Format of the Conference
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS Digital Library (accessible on-line).
The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to INSPEC, EI Compendex, Thomson ISI, ISTP and other indexing services.

* Best Papers
Best papers may be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST) ISSN: 1947-3532.
Selected authors of best papers will also be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to selected journals (i.e. IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems – IJCSIS – ISSN: 1646-3692) including journals from INDERSCIENCE Publishers.

* Types of submissions
Full papers, Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations, Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium.
All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Theory Foundations
– Collaborative Methods and Citizen Science
– Concepts, Models and Frameworks
– Concurrency and Synchronization
– Knowledge Representation and Discovery
– Parallel and Integration Algorithm Design
– Process, Workflow and Agents Management Modeling
– Security and Trust Dynamics
– Semantics, Ontologies and Metadata
– Social Networks, Web and Collective Intelligence
– Topic Maps
– Virtual Organization and Social Networking Analysis

Technical infrastructures
– Autonomic Computing and Ad-Hoc Network
– Context-Aware Infrastructures, Situated Computing
– Distributed Systems and Technologies
– Management and Interoperability
– Network Architectures and Optimization
– Next Generation Technologies, Web 2.0
– P2P, Grid, Cloud Computing and Crowd Sourcing
– Performance Analysis and Verification
– Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing
– Real time and Wireless Communications
– Standards, Protocols and Benchmarks
– Web Services and Multi-Agents

Environments, tools and applications
– Collaborative Management Tools
– CSCW, Groupware and Decision Tools
– Content and Enterprise Management
– Data Centers and Mashups
– Data Management and Sharing Tools
– Grids, Clouds, Web 2.0 and Second Life
– Intra-/inter- Collaborative Tagging
– Languages and Middleware
– Massively Distributed Collaboration
– Net-centric Collaborative Environments
– Revision Control and Management
– Social Software and Sites
– Spatial and Temporal Services

Benefits realization and social implications
– Accessibility and User Interfaces
– Collaborative Strategies and Policies
– Cross-Organizational Studies
– Crowd Dynamics and Management
– Digital Divide and Culture Creation
– Human and Market Dynamics
– Privacy and Identity Management
– Scientific and Business Models
– Support for Vulnerable Communities
– Trust, Compliance, Policies and QoS

Future Concepts
– e-Commerce
– e-Government
– e-Enterprise
– e-Learning
– e-Science
– e-Society
– e-Work
– Forensics and Threat Detection
– Hazards and Disaster Management
– Health and Biomedical Informatics
– Sensors and Smart Homes
– Virtual Communities, Teams and Organizations

* Important Dates:

– Submission Deadline (1st call – extension): 1 April 2013
– Notification to Authors (1st call – extension): 29 April 2013
– Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call – extension): until 25 May 2013
– Late Registration (1st call – extension): after 25 May 2013
– Conference: Prague, Czech Republic, 24- 26 July 2013

* Conference Location
The conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic.

* Secretariat
IADIS Secretariat – IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGIES 2013
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
E-mail: secretariat@collaborativetech-conf.org
Web site: http://www.collaborativetech-conf.org/

* Program Committee

Collaborative technologies 2013 Conference Program Chair
Nik Bessis, University of Derby and University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

MCCSIS 2013 General Conference Co-Chairs:
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Pedro Isaías, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal
Eva Kasparova, University of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, Prague, Czech Republic

Committee Members: *
* for committee list please refer to http://www.collaborativetech-conf.org/committees

* Registered participants in the Collaborative Technologies conference may attend the other conferences part of MCCSIS 2013 free of charge