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CALL FOR SHORT ARTICLES - Proposal Deadline: 15 Nov 2005 (Extended)

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Proposal Deadline: 15 Nov 2005 (Extended)

EDITOR: David Taniar, PhD., Monash University, Australia


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. The Encyclopedia of Mobile
Computing and Commerce 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.


We are inviting papers to be included in this encyclopedia.
Representative topics include but are NOT limited to the following:

1. Mobile Information Systems

- Enterprise modelling 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 epayments

- 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

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

Proposal and Submission Procedure

Proposal submission should clearly outline the intention of the paper,
and be submitted according to the submission procedure below.

Full papers will be around 1500 to 3500 words. Layout and formatting
requirements can be found at URL provided in the Submission and
Inquiries section. Paper format for all submissions is either word or

Important Dates

15 Nov 2005: Proposals due (Extended)

22 Nov 2005: Notification of proposal

1 Jan 2006: Full paper due

31 Mar 2006: Notification

2007 : Publication of encyclopedia

Submission and Inquiries

Submission of proposal should be emailed to:


Inquiries can be sent directly to the editor at:


Further information can be found at:


Publisher: Idea Group Reference, USA


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