[ecoop-info] 10 days to the submission deadline of WMCS2011 - The 7th International Workshop on Mobile Commerce and Healthcare Service

Zeyu Gao jerry.gao at sjsu.edu
Sun May 22 08:18:19 CEST 2011


*The **7**th International Workshop on** **Mobile **Commerce** **and
Healthcare Services **(**W**M**CS2**0**11**)***

*http://www.weco.net/wmcs/* <http://www.weco.net/wmcs/>* *

*in cooperation with*

*The 2nd International Conference on Security-enriched Urban Computing and
Smart Grids (SUComS 2011)*

*September** **21**-**23**, 20**1**1**, **Hualien, Taiwan*


*Important Date: *

Submission Deadline: *May 9, 2011 (Has been extended to 5/31/2011)*

Authors Notification: *June 6, 2011*

Final Submission and Registration Due: *June 20, 2011*

*Workshop Theme**:***

The wide deployment of wireless mobile technologies and the significant
increase in

the number of mobile device users have created a very strong demand for

mobile commerce and healthcare services based on today’s wireless network

technologies. This trend has provided many new business opportunities and

to e-commerce vendors, mobile service providers, mobile content publishers,

technology providers and solution integrators. Living in a wireless world
changes and

enhances people’s life in many ways, such as communications, learning,

telemedicine and telehealthcare 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

applications and efficient and user-friendly mobile services.

To meet this increasing demand on mobile services, people are looking for

ideas to create next generation mobile services and systems. Mobile service

become a very hot research subject in both business and research

The major theme of this workshop is to study new business models, emerging

technology, and engineering methods to build the next generation of
mobile commerce

and healthcare services and systems supporting mobile users anywhere at


The 7th International Workshop on Mobile Commerce and Healthcare Services

(WMCS2011) is a forum to bring together business people, researchers,

software architects, and industry professionals to discuss innovative ideas
and diverse

topics on next generation mobile commerce and healthcare services. Using
this forum,

researchers and practitioners can exchange issues, challenges, new business

and structures, and new technologies and solutions.

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit original and research

addressing business and technical issues, challenges, solutions, and
technologies in

building mobile wireless software systems and applications. All submissions
will be

peer-reviewed by the members of the international program committee.

Accepted papers will be included in the SUComS2011 workshop proceedings.

*Topics of **I**nterest **I**nclude** **B**ut **A**re **N**ot **L**imited to
the **F**ollowing: *

The topics of interest for WMCS2011 include, but are not limited to, the

- M-commerce business:

- M-commerce business models, processes, strategies, and market structure

- Mobile supply chain management

-  Pricing and cost analysis of M-commerce services

-  Case studies in M-commerce and information services

- M-healthcare technologies and services:

-  RFID middleware design and implementation

-  Health service for elder

- Tools for design, deployment and evaluation of tag-based systems

-    Tag discovery, management, security, and services

-  Tagging for smart life 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

- Enabling technologies (such as RFID, Barcodes) for M-commerce/healthcare

- Mobile agent, workflow models, and supporting technologies in M-commerce

- Wireless multimedia technologies and platforms for mobile commerce, e.g.,
DMB, DVB-H, mobile TV

- Mobile enabled architectures, middleware, components, and agent

- Mobile security problems, technologies, solutions and privacy

-  Mobile database retrieval techniques, transaction models and caching

- 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

·         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

- 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

- Mobile personalization, mobile service management, and natural language


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

conference proceedings will be published in  Communications in Computer and
Information Science (CCIS) by Springer-Verlag. And some selected papers from

WMCS2011 may be transferred to LNCS publication by Springer.

All submissions must be done through EasyChair at


The format for submission is PDF or DOC. For format and style guidelines
authors should refer to:


Failure to comply will prevent the paper from appearing

in the conference proceedings. Manuscripts will be limited to 10 pages
following LNCS

conference proceedings style and guidelines. Papers that present novel
ideas, criticize

existing work, and discuss practical studies and experiments are especially

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.
WMCS2011reserves the

right to exclude a paper from distribution after the workshop if the paper

is not presented at the conference.
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