Special Session on Collective Intelligence, Crowd Sourcing, and Collaboration
Call for Papers and Participation
As part of
The 2016 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
October 31 - November 04, 2016
The Florida Hotel and Conference CenterOrlando, Florida, USA
In Cooperation with ACM, IEEE, and IFIP
Paper Submission Deadline: July 15, 2016
Submissions could be for full papers, short papers, poster papers, or posters
SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES
This special session will serve as a forum to present and discuss collective intelligence and their applications in areas such as Group Decision Making, Consensus building, Knowledge Discovery and Integration, Social Networks and Multi-Agent Systems for Collaboration. It specifically aims to provide a forum for discussion, debate, and collaboration that focuses on ideas, trends, techniques, and recent advances in crowdsourcing and -sensing.
We invite original research contributions that advance the state of the art as well as position papers that pose a new direction or present a controversial point of view on these subjects and related fields.
The CICS topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
You are invited to submit original and unpublished research works on the above and other topics related to Collective Intelligence, Crowd Sourcing and Collaboration. Submitted papers must not have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere. Submissions must follow IEEE’s double-column formatting guidelines and can be of any of the following types (to be specified clearly in the submission):
All papers must be submitted in PDF format, include up to 6 keywords and an abstract of no more than 400 words. Additional pages will be charged an additional fee. Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and all authors’ email addresses. Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author(s) although all authors are equally responsible for the manuscript. Please specify the type of submission you have. Please include page numbers on all preliminary submissions to make it easier for reviewers to provide helpful comments.
Submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript to the special session EasyChair paper submission site at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ctscics2016. Acknowledgement will be sent within 48 hours of submission. If the submission is for a poster paper or short paper, indicate that as well on the manuscript.Accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings. Instructions for final manuscript format and requirements will be posted on the CTS 2016 Conference web site. It is our intent to have the proceedings formally published in hard and soft copies and be available at the time of the conference. The proceedings is projected to be included in the IEEE Digital Library and indexed in all major indexing services accordingly.
Only PDF files will be accepted, uploaded to the submission link above. Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews. Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, significance, technical clarity and presentation, and references. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper will have to register and attend the CTS 2016 conference to present the paper at the special session.
If you have any questions about paper submission or the special session, please contact the organizers.
Paper Submission Deadline: ------------------------- July 15, 2016
Acceptance Notification: ----------------------------- August 12, 2016
Camera Ready Papers and Registration Due: ----- September 02, 2016
Conference Dates: ------------------------------------ October 31 - November 04, 2016
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANIZERS
International Program Committee*:
All submitted papers will be rigorously reviewed by the track's technical program committee members following similar criteria used in CTS 2016 and will be published as part of the CTS 2016 Proceedings.For information or questions about Conference's paper submission, tutorials, posters, workshops, special sessions, exhibits, demos, panels and forums organization, doctoral colloquium, and any other information about the conference location, registration, paper formatting, etc., please consult the Conference’s web site at URL: http://cts2016.cisedu.info/ or contact one of the Conference's organizers or Co-Chairs.