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Automated systems[]

Collaboration is a

{{Quote|[t]ype of composition whose elements interact in a non-directed fashion, each according to their own plans and purposes without a predefined pattern of behavior.[1]

Data mining[]

Collaboration is

the strategic management process of collecting, tagging, classifying, organizing, and applying an organization's internal content and expertise.[2]


Collaboration is a process where two or more people or organizations work together to achieve a common goal.


Social media tools from e-mail lists to virtual worlds offer enormous scope for collaboration. Low-risk activities like commenting, social bookmarking, chatting and blogging help develop the trust necessary for collaboration.[3]


  1. Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems, at 7.
  2. Survey of DHS Data Mining Activities, at 13.
  3. Larry Clavette, "Social Media and the Air Force" (Nov. 2009) (full-text).