Camarinha-Matos, Luis M., Afsarmanesh, Hamideh (Eds.)
2014, XVIII, 754 p. 155 illus.
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2014, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in October 2014. The 73 revised papers were carefully selected from 190 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 following areas in support of smart networked environments: behavior and coordination; product-service systems; service orientation in collaborative networks; engineering and implementation of collaborative networks; cyber-physical systems; business strategies alignment; innovation networks; sustainability and trust; reference and conceptual models; collaboration platforms; virtual reality and simulation; interoperability and integration; performance management frameworks; performance management systems; risk analysis; optimization in collaborative networks; knowledge management in networks; health and care networks; and mobility and logistics.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »ambient intelligence - applied computing - business information systems - collaborative computing - collaborative networks - computers in other domains - cyber-physical networks - distributed systems - enterprise computing - enterprise information systems - information systems applications - network performance evaluation - product-service systems - smart environments - socio-technical systems - ubiquitous computing - virtual organizations
Behavior and coordination.- Product-service systems.- Service orientation in collaborative networks.- Engineering and implementation of collaborative networks.- Cyber-physical systems.- Business strategies alignment.- Innovation networks.- Sustainability and trust.- Reference and conceptual models.- Collaboration platforms.- Virtual reality and simulation.- Interoperability and integration.- Performance management frameworks.- Performance management systems.- Risk analysis.- Optimization in collaborative networks.- Knowledge management in networks.- Health and care networks.- Mobility and logistics.