Collaboration is the combination of technology and culture to increase the effectiveness of individuals working together. Models and tools for collaboration are changing the way we work, live, play, and learn.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
Models of collaborative practices, their dynamics, and their impact on networks.
Analysis of cultural, geographic, economic and demographic variations in behavioral patterns.
The effects of globalization on collaboration.
Detection of behavioral anomalies based on observed patterns, and correlations in time and space.
New communication mechanisms to induce as well as adapt to Collaborative methods.
Socially aware design of networked systems: from communication technologies to user interfaces.
Incentives to elicit online participation and collaboration.
Cultural, geographic, economic and demographic impact.