Sunday, September 26, 2010

ETHICOMP 2011: The Social Impact of Social Computing

Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

Wednesday 14 September to Friday 16 September 2011

Call for Papers to the 12th ETHICOMP conference:“The social impact of social computing”.

The overall theme of ETHICOMP 2011 is the huge range of impacts on us all of advances in social computing. Under this theme, papers, with a social/ethical perspective, within the following areas are particularly welcomed.

Online communities - Blogs, wikis, social networks, collaborative bookmarking, social tagging, podcasts, tweeting, augmented reality
Business and public sector - Recommendation, forecasting, reputation, feedback, decision analysis, e-government, e-commerce
Interactive entertainment - Edutainment, training, gaming, storytelling
Web technology
Database technology
Multimedia technology
Wireless technology
Agent technology
Software engineering
Social psychology
Communication and human-computer interaction theories
Social network analysis
Organisation theory
Computing theory
Ethical theory
Information and computer ethics
Papers covering one or several of these perspectives are called for from business, government, computer science, information systems, law, media, anthropology, psychology, sociology and philosophy. Interdisciplinary papers and those from new researchers and practitioners are encouraged. A paper might take a conceptual, applied, practical or historical focus. Case studies and reports on lessons learned in practice are welcomed.

The full announcement is available here.

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