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PerCol 2013 : 4th International Workshop on Pervasive Collaboration and Social Networking


When Mar 18, 2013 - Mar 22, 2013
Where San Diego, CA, USA
Submission Deadline Nov 18, 2012
Notification Due Dec 21, 2012
Final Version Due Jan 25, 2013
Categories    social networking   CSCW   mobile computing   pervasive computing

Call For Papers

4th International Workshop on Pervasive Collaboration and Social Networking
PerCol 2013

March 18 or March 22 (TBD), 2013
San Diego, CA, USA

Paper deadline: November 18, 2013 (extended)

in association with IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications
PerCom 2014


The 4th workshop on Pervasive Collaboration and Social Networking (PerCol) addresses the research field at the intersection of pervasive computing and social computing. We are interested in various types of human-to-human interaction with pervasive devices like mobile social networking, crowdsourcing, collaborative apps, location-based games or interaction with public displays. While this is an application-driven research field, we also welcome research on the foundations of Pervasive Social Computing like middleware and development methods, rich presence, pervasive social context, social signal processing and robust and energy-efficient communication in the pervasive scenario.


Topics of interest to the workshop include (but are not limited to):
• Mobile and pervasive social networking
• Activity streams in a pervasive and distributed setting
• Social and pervasive context
• Interaction with public displays and/or smart items
• Novel types of collaboration based on online social networks
• Crowdsourcing
• The role of location and proximity for social applications
• Using sensor information beyond location
• Real-life use case experiences (e.g., pervasive health care)
• Location-based and other pervasive games
• Frameworks, middleware and development methods for pervasive social applications
• Application and service interoperability issues
• Social pervasive content sharing and media distribution
• Pervasive presence and awareness
• Energy efficient and mobile enabled protocols


Submitted papers must be unpublished and not considered elsewhere for publication. Also, they must show a significant relevance to the workshop topics of pervasive collaboration and social networking. All papers should be in the IEEE format. Papers should be no more than 6 pages in length. All papers will be managed electronically through EDAS. Submitted papers will undergo a rigorous review process handled by the Technical Program Committee. Accepted papers will appear in the PerCom 2013 Workshops proceedings published by IEEE Computer Society Press.


Papers submission deadline: November 18, 2012 (extended)
Author notification: December 21, 2012
Final papers due to IEEE: January 25, 2013


Thomas Springer, TU Dresden, Germany
Daniel Schuster, TU Dresden, Germany
Markus Endler, PUC Rio, Brazil


Antonio Alfredo Loureiro, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Hyggo Oliveira de Almeida, UF Campina Grande, Brazil
Ville Antila, VTT Technical Research Centre Oulu, Finland
Li Fei, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Luca Foschini, Università di Bologna, Italy
Dries Harnie, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium
Elisa Gonzalez Boix, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium
Marek Kowalkiewicz, SAP Research, Australia
Marco Mamei, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Alberto Rosi, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Alexander Schill, Technical University of Dresden, Germany

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