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Collaborative Networks in the Internet of Services

13th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2012, Bournemouth, UK, October 1-3, 2012. Proceedings

  • Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
  • Lai Xu
  • Hamideh Afsarmanesh


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Conference proceedings PRO-VE 2012

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 380)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Introduction

  3. Service Enhanced Products

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Patricia Macedo, Filipa Ferrada, Ana Inês Oliveira
      Pages 13-25
    3. Sophie Peillon, Sarra Dahmani, Xavier Boucher
      Pages 35-42
    4. David Walters, Jyotirmoyee Bhattacharjya
      Pages 43-50
  4. Service Composition I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. John Fitzgerald, Jeremy Bryans, Richard Payne
      Pages 53-62
    3. Hamideh Afsarmanesh, Mahdi Sargolzaei, Mahdieh Shadi
      Pages 63-73
    4. Rubén Darío Franco, Angel Ortiz Bas, Pedro Gómez-Gasquet, Raúl Rodriguez Rodriguez
      Pages 74-83
  5. Service Composition II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Georgiana Stegaru, Cristian Danila, Ioan Stefan Sacala, Mihnea Moisescu, Aurelian Mihai Stanescu
      Pages 87-95
    3. Maik Herfurth, Thomas Schuster, Peter Weiß
      Pages 105-113
  6. Collaborative Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, João Rosas, Ana Inês Oliveira, Filipa Ferrada
      Pages 117-127
    3. Dario Antonelli, Dario Bellomo, Giulia Bruno, Agostino Villa
      Pages 128-136

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2012, held in Bournemouth, UK, in October 2012. The 61 revised papers presented were carefully selected from numerous submissions. They provide a comprehensive overview of identified challenges and recent advances in various collaborative network (CN) domains and their applications with a particular focus on the Internet of Services. The papers are organized in topical sections on service enhanced products; service composition; collaborative ecosystems; platform requirements; cloud-based support; colllaborative business frameworks; service design; e-governance; collaboration in traditional sectors; collaboration motivators; virtual organization breeding environments; collaboration spaces; designing collaborative networks; cost, benefits and performance; identification of patterns; co-innovation and competitiveness; collaborative behavior models; and risks, governance, trust.


business information systems business process compliance integrated services software service virtual enterprise

Editors and affiliations

  • Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
    • 1
  • Lai Xu
    • 2
  • Hamideh Afsarmanesh
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculdade de Ciências e TecnologiaUniversidade Nova de LisboaMonte CaparicaPortugal
  2. 2.Bournemouth UniversityPooleUK
  3. 3.University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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