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International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing
International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing


Special Issue on: "u- and e-Service, Science and Technology"

Guest Editors:
Prof. Wai Chi Fang, National Chiao Tung University, Republic of China
Prof. Tai-hoon Kim, Hannam University, Korea
Prof. Carlos Ramos, ISEP/IPP, Portugal
Prof. Sabah Mohammed, Lakehead University, Canada
Prof. Osvaldo Gervasi, University of Perugia, Italy
Prof. Adrian Stoica, NASA JPL, USA

This special issue will present recent progress, ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of u- and e-service, science and technology, and will be an essential resource intended for academics, practitioners, scientists and engineers involved in and wishing to understand personal and ubiquitous computing and its implications. Its topics also cover new personal technologies; new developments in handheld, wearable and mobile information devices; and the emerging communications infrastructures that support them.

The issue will carry revised and substantially extended versions of selected papers presented at the 2011 International Conference on u- and e- Service, Science and Technology (UNNEST 2011; see, but we also strongly encourage researchers who did not participate in the conference to submit papers for this call.

Subject Coverage
Topics of relevance include but are not limited to the following areas. Excellent surveying works in these areas are also welcome.
  • Adoption of standards and protocols for e- or u-business applications
  • B2B, B2C and C2C architectures
  • Case studies in industry and government
  • Collaborative business systems
  • CRM and business solutions
  • Data and knowledge engineering
  • e- or u-banking
  • e- or u-business systems for multiple platforms
  • e- or u-entertainment
  • e- or u-government
  • e- or u-learning
  • e- or u-marketing and consumer behaviour
  • e- or u-negotiation and auction mechanisms
  • e- or u-payment systems
  • GPS applications and location-based services
  • Grid computing for e- or u-business
  • Healthcare and medical applications
  • Intellectual rights
  • Interoperability and integration
  • m-business and ubiquitous services
  • Mobile services and architectures
  • Mobility management in next generation networks
  • Multi-agent systems and information integration
  • Open source technologies in e- or u-business
  • Quality of service (QoS) and metrics
  • Security and privacy
  • Semantic web applications and ontology sharing
  • Service-oriented architectures
  • Supply-chain management
  • Systems development and evaluation
  • Telematics and middleware platforms
  • Trust and privacy issues in social networks
  • User interfaces and usability
  • Virtual organisations
  • VPN technology and services
  • Web data visualization
  • Web personalisation and decision making
  • Web services
  • Website monitoring and optimisation
  • Workflow management systems
  • XML and domain mark-up languages

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 7 June 2013 (extended)