The 30th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
13-17 April 2015, Salamanca, Spain

Track: Trust, Reputation, Evidence and other Collaboration Know-how (TRECK)

Proceedings: ACM printed form, ACM CD-ROM and ACM digital library

Aims and scope of the TRECK track:

Computational models of trust and online reputation mechanisms have
been gaining momentum.  The ACM SAC 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 TRECK tracks attracted more than 280
researchers from both academia and industry who hav= e joined an
online group at

The goal of the ACM SAC 2015 TRECK track remains to review the set of
applications that benefit from the use of computational trust and online
reputation. Computational trust has been used in reputation systems, risk
management, collaborative filtering, social/business networking services,
dynamic coalitions, virtual organisations and even combined with trusted
computing hardware modules. The TRECK track covers all computational
trust/reputation applications, especially those used in real-world

We would like to emphasize that we may accept the submission of
industrial experience reports, commercial tools case studies and
reports of innovative computing applications if they are written in a
scientific way.

This year, we have a special focus on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and
corporate security, trust, risk and privacy so those kinds of
contributions are especially welcome!

The FP7 MUSES project investigates BYOD and corporate security, trust,
risk and privacy and sponsors the ACM SAC'15 TRECK track, more
information on MUSES (Multiplatform Usable Endpoint Security) can be
found here:

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Trust management, reputation management and identity management
Recommender and reputation systems
Online reputation and e-r=C3=A9putation
Pervasive computational trust and use of context-awareness
Mobile trust, context-aware trust
Web 2.0 reputation and trust
Trust-based collaborative applications
Automated collaboration and trust negotiation
Trade-off between privacy and trust
BYOD and corporate security, trust, risk and privacy
Trust and risk-based security frameworks
Combined computational trust and trusted computing
Tangible guarantees given by formal models of trust and risk
Trust metrics assessment and threat analysis
Trust in peer-to-peer and open source systems
Technical trust evaluation and certification
Trust self-organisation
Impacts of social networks on computational trust
Evidence gathering and management
Real-world applications, running prototypes and advanced simulations
Applicability in large-scale, open and decentralised environments
Legal and economic aspects related to the use of trust and reputation
User-studies and user interfaces of computational trust and online
 reputation applications

Submission guidelines are posted on the TRECK 2015 Web site (, which always contains the latest updates.

September 12, 2014: Paper submission
November 17, 2014: Author notification
December 8, 2014: Camera-ready copy
April 13-17, 2015: ACM SAC in Salamanca, Spain

Track Chair:
Jean-Marc Seigneur, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Track Program Committee (TBC):
Sheikh Mahbub Habib, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
Yung Shin Van Der Sype, ICRI-KU Leuven, Belgium
Christina Hochleitner, CURE - Center for Usability Research and
Engineering, Austria
Carmen Fernandez-Gago, University of Malaga, Spain
Uwe Roth, CRP Henri Tudor - SANTEC, Luxembourg
Ricardo Neisse, European Commission Joint Research Center, Belgium
Christian Damsgaard Jensen, Technical University of Denmark
Fabio Martinelli, CNR, Italy
Yanjun Zuo, University of North Dakota, USA
Joerg Abendroth, Nokia Siemens Networks, Germany
Paolo Massa, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Stephen Marsh, University of Ontario Institue of IT, Canada
Rafael Timoteo De Sousa Junior, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Ali Chehab, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Sini Ruohomaa, University of Helsinki, Finland
Ronald Petrlic, University of Paderborn, Germany
Anirban Basu, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Japan