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col·la·bor·a·tion

(kō'lab'ōr-ā'shŭn),
1. A coordinated effort by two or more people or functional entities.
2. Process of working together toward a common end by various participants (for example, clinicians, researchers).
[L.L. collaboro, to work together, fr. col- (for com-, fr. cum, with, + laboro, to work]

collaboration

Psychiatry A helping relationship between a family member and a mental health professional who share responsibility for a child with an emotional disorder
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Groupware is the term used to describe the technology developed by researches in CSCW [4] and can be seen as a computer tools collection, people and work processes operating in synchronized way in an organization.
Proceedings of the ACM CSCW '98 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (pp.
In Proceedings of CSCW '98, The Association for Computer Machinery, Chapel Hill, USA, (pp.
2005), and the integration of GIS with CSCW to support collaboration and coordination, have developed into a broad body of research generally referred to as collaborative GIS (Chen et al.
Mediated interaction and environment-based coordination are highly debated also in other research fields outside MAS and CS, where collaborative and cooperative activities are studied in complex social contexts: notable examples are CSCW (Computer Supported Cooperative Work) and HCI E(Human Computer Interaction) [36], recently focussing on cognitive and social theories which explicitly take into account the role of environment in coordination, such as Distributed Cognition [15] and Activity Theory [19].
In a CSCW environment, collaborative product development (CPD) is an area for intensive research.
Simone (1996): Coordination Mechanisms: towards a conceptual foundation for CSCW systems design.
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work: Special Issue on CSCW and the Web, 6(2/3), 111-134.
Developments in the integration of material delivered in multiple formats can be tracked in the hypermedia/hypertext and CSCW (computer-supported collaborative work) literature (Davenport & Baird, 1992; Sproull & Keisler, 1991).