About this series
The Automation, Collaboration, & E-Services series (ACES) publishes new developments and advances in the fields of Automation, collaboration and e-services; rapidly and informally but with a high quality. It captures the scientific and engineering theories and techniques addressing challenges of the megatrends of automation, and collaboration. These trends, defining the scope of the ACES Series, are evident with wireless communication, Internetworking, multi-agent systems, sensor networks, cyber-physical collaborative systems, interactive-collaborative devices, and social robotics – all enabled by collaborative e-Services. Within the scope of the series are monographs, lecture notes, selected contributions from specialized conferences and workshops.