WMCS2010 - The 6th International Workshop on Mobile Commerce and Services (WMCS2010)

Venue: The 5th International Conference on Grid and Pervasive Computing (GPC2010)

Location: Hualien, Taiwan

Event Date/Time: May 05, 2010 End Date/Time: May 10, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 10, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Dec 10, 2009
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Workshop Duration: One Day Workshop


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 GPC 2010 workshop proceedings.

The topics of interest for WMCS2010 include, but are not limited to, the following:

- M-commerce business:
· M-commerce business models, 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
· "Mobile 2.0" and/or Mobile Web 2.0 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:
· "Mobile 2.0" 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:

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


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 workshop paper submission http://edas.info/index.php?c=8345. For format and style guidelines authors should refer to: http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-7-72376-0 The authors should prepare their final paper according to the instructions in this web page. 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:
-Paper Submission Deadline: December 10, 2009
-Workshop Author Notification: January 31, 2010
-Workshop Camera-ready: February 10, 2010
-Conference Date: May 10 - 14, 2010