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Electronic Commerce Research

Electronic Commerce Research

Editor-in-Chief: J. Christopher Westland

ISSN: 1389-5753 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-9362 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10660

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Advisory Board:

Erik Brynjolfsson,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Guoqing Chen, Tsinghua University, China
Stuart I. Feldman, Google, USA
Anindya Ghose, New York University, USA
Robert Kauffman, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Leonard Kleinrock, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
Paul Pavlou, Temple University, USA
Hasan Pirkul, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Viswanath Venkatesh, University of Arkansas, USA
Andrew B. Whinston, University of Texas, USA
Eitan Zemel, New York University, USA

Editorial Board:

Haider Abbas, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Jörn Altmann, Seoul National University, South Korea
Alan Barhorst, Texas Tech University, USA
Christian Becker, University of Mannheim, Germany
Morad Benyoucef, University of Ottawa, Canada
Robert Bestak, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Rainer Boehme, University of Münster, Germany
Alex Bordetsky, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
Boxiao Chen, University of Illinois, USA
Liu Dawei, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Xuebing Dong, Shanghai University, China
Ming Fan, University of Washington, USA
Shaokun Fan, Oregon State University, USA
Matjaz Gams, Institut `Jožef Stefan', Slovenia
John Gerdes, University of South Carolina, USA
Xunhua Guo, Tsinghua University, China
Jin-Xing Hao, Beihang University, China
Jukka Heikkila, University of Turku, Finland
Joshua Holden, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, USA
Yuheng Hu, University of Illinois, USA
Ian R. Kerr, University of Ottawa, Canada
Muhammad Khurram Khan, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Lutz M. Kolbe, University of Göttingen, Germany
Julia Krönung, Universität Mannheim, Germany
Nir Kshetri, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
Björn Lantz, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Kate Larson, University of Waterloo, Canada
Raymond Y.K. Lau, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Vili Lehdonvirta, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Ho Guen Lee, Yonsei University, Korea
Ting Li, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Zhangxi Lin, Texas Tech University, USA
Manlu Liu, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Xin Luo, University of New Mexico, USA
Jian Ma, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Matej Marinč, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Selvaprabu Nadarajah, University of Illinois, USA
Sridhar Narasimhan, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Sverrir Olafsson, Reykjavik University, Iceland
Tuan Q. Phan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Thomas Puschmann, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Gang Qi, University of Memphis, USA
Jui Ramaprasad, McGill University, Canada
Kai Rannenberg, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
René Riedl, Johannes Kepler University, Linz Austria
Frederick Riggins, North Dakota State University, USA
Ali Sanayei, University of Isfahan, Iran
Eric W. K. See-To, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Adarshpal Sethi, University of Delaware, USA
Tomoaki Shimada, Kobe University, Japan
Darko Skorin-Kapov, Adelphi University, USA
Negar Soheili, University of Illinois, USA
Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University, USA
Ali Tafti, University of Illinois, USA
Christopher Tucci, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Theja Tulabandhula, University of Illinois, USA
Leo Van Hove, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Doug Vogel, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Qiang Wei, Tsinghua University, China
Jing Wu, University of Chicago, USA
Xue Yang, Nanjing University, China
Cheng Yi, Tsinghua University, China
Bin Zhang, University of Arizona, USA
Kunpeng Zhang, University of Maryland, USA
Jennifer Zhang, University of Texas - Arlington, USA
Lina Zhou, University of Maryland, USA

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    The Internet and the World Wide Web have brought a fundamental change in the way that individuals access data, information and services. Individuals have access to vast amounts of data, to experts and services that are not limited in time or space. This has forced business to change the way in which they conduct their commercial transactions with their end customers and with other businesses, resulting in the development of a global market through the Internet. The emergence of the Internet and electronic commerce raises many new research issues. The Electronic Commerce Research journal will serve as a forum for stimulating and disseminating research into all facets of electronic commerce - from research into core enabling technologies to work on assessing and understanding the implications of these technologies on societies, economies, businesses and individuals. The journal concentrates on theoretical as well as empirical research that leads to better understanding of electronic commerce and its implications.

    Topics covered by the journal include, but are not restricted to the following subjects as they relate to the Internet and electronic commerce:

    Dissemination of services through the Internet;
    Intelligent agents technologies and their impact;
    The global impact of electronic commerce;
    The economics of electronic commerce;
    Fraud reduction on the Internet;
    Mobile electronic commerce;
    Virtual electronic commerce systems;
    Application of computer and communication technologies to electronic commerce;
    Electronic market mechanisms and their impact;
    Auctioning over the Internet;
    Business models of Internet based companies;
    Service creation and provisioning;
    The job market created by the Internet and electronic commerce;
    Security, privacy, authorization and authentication of users and transactions on the Internet;
    Electronic data interchange over the Internet;
    Electronic payment systems and electronic funds transfer;
    The impact of electronic commerce on organizational structures and processes;
    Supply chain management through the Internet;
    Marketing on the Internet;
    User adaptive advertisement;
    Standards in electronic commerce and their analysis;
    Metrics, measurement and prediction of user activity;
    On-line stock markets and financial trading;
    User devices for accessing the Internet and conducting electronic transactions;
    Efficient search techniques and engines on the WWW;
    Web based languages (e.g., HTML, XML, VRML, Java);
    Multimedia storage and distribution;
    Collaborative learning, gaming and work;
    Presentation page design techniques and tools;
    Virtual reality on the net and 3D visualization;
    Browsers and user interfaces;
    Web site management techniques and tools;
    Managing middleware to support electronic commerce;
    Web based education, and training;
    Electronic journals and publishing on the Internet;
    Legal issues, taxation and property rights;
    Modeling and design of networks to support Internet applications;
    Modeling, design and sizing of web site servers;
    Reliability of intensive on-line applications;
    Pervasive devices and pervasive computing in electronic commerce;
    Workflow for electronic commerce applications;
    Coordination technologies for electronic commerce;
    Personalization and mass customization technologies;
    Marketing and customer relationship management in electronic commerce;
    Service creation and provisioning.

    Audience: Academics and professionals involved in electronic commerce research and the application and use of the Internet. Managers, consultants, decision-makers and developers who value the use of electronic commerce research results.

    Special Issues: Electronic Commerce Research publishes from time to time a special issue of the devoted to a single subject area. If interested in serving as a guest editor for a special issue, please contact the Editor-in-Chief J. Christopher Westland at westland@uic.edu with a proposal for the special issue.

    Officially cited as: Electron Commer Res
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