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6th International Workshop on E-Marketplace Integration & Interoperability (EM2I'12)
(September 9-11, 2012, Hangzhou, China, in conjunction with ICEBE 2012)

The 2012 International Workshop on E-Marketplace Integration & Interoperability (EM2I'12) is a venue for presenting state-of-the-art research and development achievements in the design, implementation, introduction, and use of electronic marketplaces. EM2I'12 is an international research forum for e-marketplace researchers to present their latest findings and interesting research experiences.

Topics of Interest
  • E-Marketplace design and integration
    • E-Marketplace construction methods
    • Business vocabulary design and heterogeneous vocabulary integration
    • Business document design and cross-context document exchange
    • Business process design and cross-context activity understanding
    • Languages describing business vocabularies, documents and processes
  • Semantic inference on e-marketplaces
    • Multi-agent systems as modeling methods of e-marketplace
    • Human-computer collaboration
    • Semantic inference engines
    • Business rules and rule languages
  • E-marketplace functions design
    • Demand and supply matching
    • Electronic marketing systems
    • Electronic procurement systems
    • Electronic contract systems
    • Electronic payment systemss
    • Electronic logistics systems
    • Electronic warehousing systems
    • Electronic customs systems
    • Electronic quality inspection systems
    • Electronic banking systems
    • E-marketplace protection
  • Virtual marketplace design
    • Virtual worlds
    • Virtual economics
    • Virtual product development
    • Virtual money design
    • Virtual currency exchange
    • Virtual wealth protection
    • Virtual marketplace construction
    • Integration of heterogeneous virtual worlds
  • Legal infrastructure of electronic and virtual marketplaces

Paper Submission
We solicit original unpublished full papers of both technical and empirical aspects. Papers should be submitted in IEEE conference paper format and should not exceed 6 pages. Maximum of two additional pages is allowed for US$150/page. Each paper will undergo a blind review process and typically be reviewed by two to three members of the Program Committee. All papers will be evaluated based on relevance, significance, originality, clarity, and technical merit. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings of ICEBE 2012, which will be published by IEEE Computer Society and made available in the IEEE Digital Library.

All papers are EI-indexed. The paper submission will take place using EasyChair at following link:

Important Dates
Paper abstract deadline: May 15, 2012 (optional)
Paper Submission Deadline: June 1, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: June 20, 2012
Final Manuscripts Due: July 1, 2012
Early Bird Registration: August 9, 2012
Workshop Meeting: September 9 - 11, 2012

Workshop Chairs

  • Jingzhi Guo, University of Macau, Macau
  • Jen-Yao Chung, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  • Workshop Program Committee
    To be advised

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