© 2006

Network-Centric Collaboration and Supporting Frameworks

IFIP TC5 WG 5.5 Seventh IFlP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, 25’27 September 2006, Helsinki, Finland

Conference proceedings PRO-VE 2006

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 224)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Modeling Frameworks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Hamideh Afsarmanesh
      Pages 3-14
    3. Dmitry Ivanov, Joachim Kaeschel, Boris Sokolov, Alexander Arkhipov
      Pages 15-22
    4. Matthieu Roque, Bruno Vallespir, Guy Doumeingts
      Pages 23-30
  3. Collaborative Networks Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-32
    2. H T Goranson
      Pages 33-34
  4. Networking and Innovation


    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-102
    2. David Romero, Nathalie Galeano, Jorge Giraldo, Arturo Molina
      Pages 103-110
    3. Patricia Macedo, Claudio Sapaterio, Joaquim Filipe
      Pages 111-120
    4. Giuseppe Confessore, Giacomo Liotta, Silvia Rismondo
      Pages 121-128
  6. Competency Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Ekaterina Ermilova, Hamideh Afsarmanesh
      Pages 131-142

About these proceedings


Collaborative Networks (CN) is a fast developing area, as shown by the already large number of diverse real-world implemented cases and the dynamism of its related involved research community. Simultaneously, significant steps towards a stronger theoretical foundation for this new discipline are being taken, complemented by a growing collection of application cases in industry and services.

This book contains a number of selected articles from PRO-VE’06, the seventh working conference on virtual enterprises held in Helsinki, Finland, which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and the Society of Collaborative Networks (SOCOLNET). Being recognized as the most focused scientific and technical conference on Collaborative Networks, PRO-VE continues offering the opportunity for presentation and discussion of both the latest research developments as well as the practical application case studies. Following the vision of IFIP and SOCOLNET, the PRO-VE conference offers a forum for collaboration and knowledge exchange among experts from different regions of the world.

The articles included in this book represent a comprehensive overview of recent advances in various domains and lines of research and development on collaborative networks. Of particular relevance are the topics of modeling frameworks, value systems and competency management, trust building and risk, performance indicators and network management, collaboration platforms and tools, VO creation and negotiation, and applications in industry and services.


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Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Network-Centric Collaboration and Supporting Frameworks
  • Book Subtitle IFIP TC5 WG 5.5 Seventh IFlP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, 25’27 September 2006, Helsinki, Finland
  • Editors Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
    Hamideh Afsarmanesh
    Martin Ollus
  • Series Title IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information International Federation for Information Processing 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-387-38266-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4419-4257-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-387-38269-2
  • Series ISSN 1571-5736
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 654
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Computer Communication Networks
    Computer Systems Organization and Communication Networks
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