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[PVS] CFP for WMCS2010 - The 6th International Workshop on MobileCommerce and Services



***************** Call for Papers fo WMCS2010 ****************************************

The 6th International Workshop on Mobile Commerce and Services (WMCS2010)
http://www.engr.sjsu.edu/wmcs/
in cooperation with The 5thInternational Conference on Grid and Pervasive Computing (GPC2010)
May 10-14, 2010, Hualien, Taiwan

Workshop Duration: One Day Workshop

Workshop Theme:

The wide deployment of wireless networks and mobile technologies and the significant increase
in the number of mobile device users have created a very strong demand for emerging mobile 
commerce applications and services based on today’s wireless network technologies. 

This trend has provided many new business opportunities and challenges to e-commerce vendors, 
mobile service providers, mobile content publishers and marketplaces, mobile technology providers 
and solution integrators. Living in a wireless world changes and enhances people’s life in many ways,
such as communications, information sharing and learning, e-commerce and mobile application services. 

At the same time, businesses and government agencies are confronted with new pressure for technology 
update, that is, how to provide customers and users with reliable and secure mobile commerce applications
and efficient and user-friendly mobile services.

To meet this increasing demand on mobile commerce and mobile services, people are looking for
innovative ideas to create next generation mobile-commerce applications and service systems. 
Mobile commerce and services has become a very hot research subject in both business and research
communities. The major theme of this workshop is to study new business models, emerging mobile 
technology, and engineering methods to build the next generation of mobile commerce service systems 
supporting mobile users anywhere at anytime.

Goals:
The 6th International Workshop on Mobile Commerce and Services (WMCS2010) is a forum to bring 
together business people, researchers, scientists, software architects, and industry professionals 
to discuss innovative ideas and diverse topics on next generation of mobile-commerce and services. 
Using this forum, researchers and practitioners can exchange issues, challenges, new business models 
and structures, and new technologies and solutions.Researchers and practitioners are invited to 
submit original and research papers addressing business 
and technical issues, challenges, solutions, and technologies in building wireless-based software 
systems and applications. 

All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the members of the international program committee. 
Accepted paper will be included in the GPC2010 workshop proceedings.

The topics of interest for WMCS2010include, but are not limited to, the following: 
- M-commerce business:
• M-commerce businessmodels, processes, strategies, and market structure analysis
• Mobile supply chain management
• Pricing and cost analysis of M-commerce services
• Case studies in M-commerce and information services

- Mobile enabled and wireless Internet technologies:
• Mobile computing models, technologies and solutions
• "Mobile2.0" and/or MobileWeb2.0 Technology Extension
• Context-aware and location-based technologies and solutions for M-commerce
• Enabling technologies (such as RFID, Barcodes) for M-commerce and services
• Mobile agent, workflow models, and supporting technologies in M-commerce
• New wireless multimedia technologies and platforms for mobile commerce, e.g., DMB, DVB-H, mobile TV
• Mobile enabled architectures, middleware, components, and agent technologies
• Mobile security problems, technologies, solutions and privacy
• Mobile database retrieval techniques, transaction models and caching techniques
• New mobile client design, architectures, and interaction methods for mobile devices

- Innovative wireless (or wireless Internet) based applications:
• "Mobile2.0" and/or Mobile Web 2.0 based applications and experience
• Mobile-based e-learning and education environments
• Mobile service middleware and platforms for mobile commerce
• Mobile advertising solutions, techniques, systems and platforms
• Mobile payment protocols, solutions, service systems and platforms
• New mobile portals, mobile-based social networks, and marketplaces
• Ambient intelligent frameworks, platforms, and systems
• Ubiquitous computing platform and services for mobile users
• P2P mobile systems and applications
• New mobile enterprise systems and applications
• Mobile digital home environment and intelligence
• Deployment, experience and lesson learned reports in M-commerce and services

- Mobile services:
• Semantic web and services for M-commerce
• Mobile instant messaging systems and services
• Mobility discovery, management, and services
• Mobile brokerage, management, and service mechanisms
• Mobile entertainment services and platforms for digital music, videos, tickets, and games
• Deployment, experience and lesson learned reports in M-commerce and services
• Mobile personalization, mobile service management, and natural language support

- Tagging technologies:
• RFID/uID middleware design and implementation
• Barcode-based or tag based highly available ubiquitous services
• Tools for design, deployment and evaluation of tag-based systems
• Tag discovery, management, security, and services
• Tagging for smart life services

Workshop History and Likely Participants: 

Since 2004, we have successfully organized and delivered a number of international workshops
(WMCS2004, WMCS2005, WMCS2006, EMOBS07, WMCS2008, and WMCS2009) onthe same subject. 
The workshop aims at attracting both researchers from academic and industrial institutions 
and practitioners from industry. 

Submission:

Original papers that are not published previously or under review by other journals or conferences 
will be considered. All submitted papers will be evaluated according to their originality, significance, 
correctness, presentation and relevance. The URL link of WMCS2010 workshoppaper 
submission http://edas.info/index.php?c=8345For format and style guidelines authors 
should refer to: http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-7-72376-0The authors 
should prepare their final paper according to the instructions. 

Manuscripts will be limited to 8-12 pages following LNCS conference proceedings style 
and guidelines. Papers that present novel ideas, criticize existing work, and discuss 
practical studies and experiments are especially encouraged. 

Accepted papers will be published in LNCS by Springer. At least one of the authors of 
each accepted paper must register as a full participant of the workshop to have the 
paper published in the proceedings.

Important Dates:
- PaperSubmission Deadline:    December 10, 2009
- Workshop Author Notification: January 31, 2010
- Workshop Camera-Ready:       February 10, 2010
- Conference Date:             May 5-10, 2010

Workshop Organization:

WorkshopCo-Chairs:

Brian K. Lien    Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Jerry Gao  San JoseState University, USA

Workshop Program Co-Chairs:

Chien-Chang Hsu   Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Guanling Lee      National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Steering Committee(in alphabetical order):
Jerry Gao                   San JoseState University, USA
Jingsha He                 Bejing Universityof Technology, China
Chien-Chang Hsu        Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Axel Kupper                Ludwig-MaximiliansUniversity, Germany
Keung Hae Lee           Korea Aerospace University, Korea
Brian K. Lien              Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Claudia Linnhoff-Popien    Ludwig-MaximiliansUniversity, Germany
(Chair) Hsing Mei          Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
 
Program Committee(in alphabetical order):
Matthias Book             UniversityLeipzig,Germany
DonggangCao              Peking University,China
Chih-Min Chao             National Taiwan Ocean University
Rung-Ching Chen        Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
Narciso Cerpa             University of Talca, Chile
Yong-Yi  FanJiang       Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Volker Gruhn              University Leipzig, Germany
Chi-Pan Hwang           National Changhua University, Taiwan
Jia-Lien Hsu               Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Axel Kupper               Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany
Keung Hae Lee          Korea Aerospace University, Korea
Katina Michael           University of Wollongong, Australia
Claudia Linnhoff-Popien   Ludwig-MaximiliansUniversity, Germany
George Roussos        Bikbeck College, UK
Xiao Su                     San Jose State University, USA
Yong Ik Yoon            Sookmyung Women's University, Korea
Kyung-Chang Kim     Hongik University, Korea
Gu-min Jeong           Kookmin University, Korea
Ron Vetter                UNC Wilmington,USA
Timothy K. Shih        National Taipei Universityof Education, Taiwan
Chiu-Ching Tuan        National Taipei Universityof Technology, Taiwan
Sheng-Yuan Yang     St.John's University, Taiwan
Yi-Jen Su                 Shu-Te University, Taiwan

For further information on WMCS2010, please contactthe workshop co-chairs 
at jerry.gao@sjsu.edu or cch@csie.fju.edu.tw.