E-Collaboration Concepts, Systems, and Applications
Christos Bouras (Research Academic Computer Technology Institute and University of Patras, Greece), Eri Giannaka (Research Academic Computer Technology Institute and University of Patras, Greece) and Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Copyright: © 2009
E-Collaboration is an important research topic, with a great number of researchers contributing on many aspects. The main reason for this major research activity is the broad topic’s scope, which involves not only technological but also social and psychological issues. As a result there are multiple interpretations about what e-collaboration is. More specifically we definitely can say that e-collaboration has been defined in many ways in the past, and the number of definitions has grown recently. The next section present the main terms in this area.