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COLLA 2015 : The Fifth International Conference on Advanced Collaborative Networks, Systems and Applications


When Oct 11, 2015 - Oct 16, 2015
Where St. Julians, Malta
Submission Deadline May 12, 2015
Notification Due Jul 12, 2015
Final Version Due Aug 30, 2015
Categories    collaboration   systems   networks   applications

Call For Papers


COLLA 2015, The Fifth International Conference on Advanced Collaborative Networks, Systems and Applications

October 11 - 16, 2015 - St. Julians, Malta

General page:

Call for Papers:

Submission page:


- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- demos: two pages [posted at]

- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Proposals for:

- symposia: see

- workshops: see

- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on]

- panels: [slide-deck posed on]

Submission deadline: May 12, 2015

Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.:

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library:

Please note the Poster and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.
All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:

COLLA 2015 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Open collaborative research

Open collaboration research; Research via wikis and social media; Open research access; Open sources for collaboration; Open WEB and public data research; Education for Open research; Scientific trust and legal aspects in open collaboration

Cooperation and collaboration mechanisms

Collaborative computing; Cooperation as interface sharing; Collaboration as knowledge sharing; Ethics and trust in collaborative cross-domains; Cooperative emotion; Planning and managing collaborative applications and projects; Semantic and ontology challenges in collaborative environments; Cooperation and collaboration pitfalls; Groupware supporting single-display collaboration; Sharing data and decisions; Coalitions and negotiations in cooperative environments; Adaptive collaboration; Integrating cross-organizational applications; Cooperative data extraction and data integration; Secure collaboration; Dynamic cooperative environments; Visualization of cooperative processes

Collaborative architectures and mechanisms

Fundamental theoretical aspects of distributed collaboration; Methodologies and tools for design and analysis of collaborative user applications; Frameworks for human-centric based group collaboration; Distributed collaborative workflows; Architectures, protocols, and technologies for collaborative networks and systems; Collaboration and negotiation protocols; Quality of collaboration in collaborative networks, systems, and applications; Modeling for collaboration; Cloud-based collaboration; Agent-based collaborative environments; Collaboration techniques in resource intensive environments; Security, privacy and trust in collaborative networks, systems, and applications

Collaborative applications

Collaboration in pervasive computing applications; Collaborative e-education, e-learning, and collaborative computing in digital libraries; Models and mechanisms for real-time collaborative applications; Distributed technologies for group collaboration; Collaborative games; Web-based communities; New data distribution models to facilitate group collaboration; Social computing and inter-cultural collaboration;

Collaborative infrastructures

Collaborative, context-aware infrastructure; Collaborative mobile networks and infrastructures; Collaborative, location-aware mobile systems/applications; Collaborative sensor networks, unmanned air and ground vehicle networks and applications; ; Peer-to-peer and overlay networks, systems, and applications;

Collaborative services

Collaborative technologies for fast creation and deployment of new mobile services; Web services technologies and collaboration; Service-oriented architectures for collaborative networking and applications; Trusted collaborative services; Collaborative entertainment systems and services; Computer supported cooperative design; Adaptive content distribution; Semantic and ontology challenges in collaborative environments

Collaborative users

Human/robot collaboration; Collaborative social networks and web-based collaboration; Computer supported collaborative work with distributed systems; Human-centric ubiquitous collaboration; Social networks and community discovery; Markets, auctions, exchanges, and coalitions

Tools and benchmarking

Methodologies and tools for design and analysis of collaborative user applications; Simulation, performance evaluation, experiments, and case studies of collaborative networks and applications; Dedicated hardware and software enabling collaboration; Technologies for creating dynamic social networks; P2P platforms for supporting collaboration; Energy management for collaborative networks; Tools for collaborative decision making processes; Trustworthy collaborative business processing in groupware organizations; Visualization techniques and interaction devices; Visual languages for collaborative networks and applications; Workflow management for collaborative networks/systems


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