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CSCW 2018 : The 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing


Conference Series : Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
When Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 7, 2018
Where New York City's Hudson River, Jersey Cit
Abstract Registration Due Apr 16, 2018
Submission Deadline Apr 19, 2018
Notification Due Jun 15, 2018
Final Version Due Sep 3, 2018
Categories    CSCW   open collaboration   social computing   crowdsourcing

Call For Papers

CSCW is an international and interdisciplinary peer reviewed conference seeking the best research on all topics relevant to collaborative and social computing. We invite authors to submit papers that inform the design or deployment of collaborative or social systems; introduce novel systems, interaction techniques, or algorithms; or study existing collaborative or social practices. The scope of CSCW 2018 includes social computing and social media, crowdsourcing, open collaboration, technologically-enabled or enhanced communication, CSCL, MOOCs, and related educational technologies, multi-user input technologies, collaboration, awareness, information sharing, and coordination. This scope spans socio-technical domains of work, home, education, healthcare, the arts, sociality, entertainment, and ethics. Papers can report on novel research results, systems, or new ways of thinking about, studying, or supporting shared activities.

CSCW encourages papers that make a contribution to building CSCW systems including (but not limited to) technical enablers for CSCW applications; methods and techniques for new CSCW services and applications; and evaluation of fully-built CSCW systems and lab and field settings.

Contributions to CSCW across a variety of research techniques, approaches, and domains, including:

Social and crowd computing. Studies, theories, designs, mechanisms, systems, and/or infrastructures addressing social media, social networking, wikis, blogs, online gaming, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence, virtual worlds or collaborative information behaviors.

System Design. Hardware, architectures, infrastructures, interaction design, technical foundations, algorithms, and/or toolkits that enable the building of new social and collaborative systems and experiences.

Theories. Critical analysis or theory with clear relevance to the design or study of social and collaborative systems.

Empirical investigations. Findings, guidelines, and/or studies related to communication, collaboration, and social technologies, practices, or use. CSCW 2018 welcomes diverse methods and approaches.

Mining and Modeling. Studies, analyses and infrastructures for making use of large- and small-scale data.

Methodologies and tools. Novel methods or combinations of approaches and tools used in building systems or studying their use.

Domain-specific social and collaborative applications. Including applications to healthcare, transportation, gaming, ICT4D, sustainability, education, accessibility, global collaboration, or other domains.

Collaboration systems based on emerging technologies. Mobile and ubiquitous computing, game engines, virtual worlds, multi-touch, novel display technologies, vision and gesture recognition, big data, MOOCs, crowd labor markets, SNSs, or sensing systems.

Ethics and Policy Implications. Analysis of the implications of socio-technical systems and the algorithms that shape them.

Crossing boundaries. Studies, prototypes, or other investigations that explore interactions across disciplines, distance, languages, generations, and cultures, to help better understand how to transcend social, temporal, and/or spatial boundaries.

Note that CSCW is moving all publications to the Proceedings of the ACM (PACM). All CSCW papers (including Online First papers) will be include in the Proceedings of the ACM (PACM) journal.

To bridge the gap until the 2018 paper deadline, we offered an Online First call for paper participation. The Online First deadline has passed, but details about this process can be found here.

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