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/
Publisher: Idea Group Reference, USA (http://www.idea-group-ref.com)