Call for Articles: Encyclopedia of Mobile Computing & Commerce Vol 2

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOBILE COMPUTING & COMMERCE
VOLUME 2
CALL FOR SHORT ARTICLES

Proposal Deadline: 13 April 2006
Full Paper Submission Deadline: 1 May 2006
EDITOR: David Taniar, PhD., Monash University, Australia

Encyclopedia represents a publication where concepts from a specific
domain is consolidated and published as one. Encyclopedia provides
opportunities for authors to publish their conceptual ideas through
short articles without going through extensive performance evaluation
process like conference papers or journal papers.

Volume 1 of the Encyclopedia of Mobile Computing and Commerce (EMCC)
has attracted more than 100 articles in a wide range of field covering
from mobile business to mobile health, and from mobile wireless
network to mobile entertainment. We are now soliciting new articles
for the second volume. Due to the nature of short articles of up to
3,000 words per article, authors may submit a few short articles in
one encyclopedia. For further details on the Encyclopedia of Mobile
Computing and Commerce, please visit the encyclopedia website at
http://users.monash.edu.au/~dtaniar/encyclopedia /.

Topics:

Recent advances in wireless technology have led to mobile computing, a
new dimension in data communication and processing. Mobility is
perhaps the most important market and technological trend in
information and communication technology.  With the advent of new
mobile infrastructures providing higher bandwidth and constant
connection to the network from virtually everywhere, the way people
use information resources for work and business is being radically
transformed.

Whilst technological developments and standardization processes
proceed at a rapid pace, many business challenges pertaining to the
deployment of value added services remain unresolved. This
encyclopedia presents current trends in mobile computing and their
potential use in business and commerce. It also includes research
challenges and innovative in mobile computing and commerce.

Representative topics include but are NOT limited to the following:

1. Mobile Information Systems
-    Enterprise modeling and business process re-engineering
-    Evaluation and management of mobile information systems
-    Context and location awareness
-    Content personalization and tailoring based on context
2. Mobile Commerce and Mobile Business
-    Frameworks for M-Business models
-    M-Business management and innovation strategy
-    M-Business and public regulatory policy
-    Adoption and diffusion of M-Business
3. Mobile Enterprise implications for Society, Business and Security
-    National security applications of mobile computing
-    Mobile applications via industry sector
-    Mobile web enterprise systems and services
-    Security, privacy, authorization, and billing
4. Mobile Service Technologies
-    XML-based mobile services
-    Mobile agents
-    Interface design and usability
-    Mobile portals
5. Mobile to Consumer Applications
-    Mobile banking, Mobile investing and marketing
-    Mobile shopping, Mobile ticketing, Mobile e-payments
-    Mobile passports, Mobile record keeping
-    Mobile games
6. Mobile Applications for the Extended Enterprise
-    Mobile information systems applications in organizations
-    E-services in mobile information systems
-    Mobile databases and mobile data mining
-    Public sector and public safety use and development of mobile
        technologies
7. Enabling Technologies
-    Wireless LANs, 3G & 4G technologies, ZigBee
-    Ubiquitous and pervasive computing
-    Enabling technologies for mobile commerce and mobile working
-    Emerging Technology (Grid, P2P, Pervasive, Embedded Computing)
8. Enabling Applications
-    Corporate and personal email
-    Instant messaging
-    Mobile chat
-    M-Learning
9. Mobile Multimedia
-    Mobile multimedia applications and services
-    Wireless and mobile multimedia network management
-    Regulatory and societal issues of mobile multimedia
-    Personalization, privacy and security in mobile multimedia
10. Mobile Security
-    Security for mobile devices
-    Security for mobile networks
-    Fraud detection and prevention
-    Identity fraud
11. Mobile Education
-    Mobile learning experiments and results
-    Effectiveness of mobile learning
-    Accessibility issues for mobile education
-    Models for mobile education

Proposal and Submission Procedure:

Proposal submission should clearly outline the intention of the paper,
and be submitted according to the submission procedure below. Minimum
requirement for proposal must include:

1.    Proposed Title
2.    Author(s)
3.    Affiliation
4.    Contact details of author(s)
5.    Abstract of the proposed short article (minimum 1 paragraph)

Upon submission of proposal, proposal will be reviewed but feedbacks
will only be given if there are significant issues. Otherwise, a paper
ID will be assigned to the proposed paper, and the proposed content
will be considered accepted if a paper ID has been assigned.

Full papers will be around 1500 to 3500 words. Layout and formatting
requirements can be found at the encyclopedia URL at
http://users.monash.edu.au/~dtaniar/encyclopedia/ . Paper format for
all submissions is either word or pdf.

Important Dates:

14 April 2006: Proposal submission deadline
1 May 2006: Full paper submission deadline
2007: Publication of encyclopedia

* If paper ID has been assigned, the proposed topic is accepted.
* Authors are encouraged to submit their proposal early to ensure
proposed topic corresponds to encyclopedia EMCC.

Submission and Inquiries:

Submission of proposal should be emailed to:
Jen.Goh@infotech.monash.edu.au
Inquiries can be sent directly to the editor at:
David.Taniar@infotech.monash.edu.au
Further information can be found at:
http://users.monash.edu.au/~dtaniar/encyclopedia /
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