Mobile Commerce Workshop

Advance Program


08:45 AM – 9:00 AM               

Welcome and Introduction by Program co-Chair

Marisa Viveros (IBM Thomas J Watson Research, USA)                                     


09:00 AM – 10:40 AM

Session 1: Location Infrastructure

Session Chair: Yelena Yesha (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA)


Location Management Support for Mobile Commerce Applications

Upkar Varshney (Georgia State University, USA)

Enabling Location Based Applications

Chatschik Bisdikian, Jim Christensen, John Davis II, Maria R. Ebling, Guerney Hunt,

Williams Jerome, Hui Lei, Stephane Maes, Daby Sow

(IBM Thomas J Watson Research, USA)

Agents2Go: An Infrastructure for Location-Dependent Service Discovery in the Mobile Electronic Commerce Environment

Olga Ratsimor, Vladimir Korolev, Anupam Joshi and Timothy Finin

(University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA)

Realms and States: A Framework for Location Aware Mobile Computing

Ajith K. Narayanan (IBM Emerging Technology Centre, Singapore)

A Product Location Framework for Mobile Commerce Environment

Karlene Cousins, Upkar Varshney (Georgia State University, USA)


10:40 AM – 11:00 AM              Break


11:00 AM – 12:45 PM

Joint Panel Mobile Commerce and Wireless Mobile Internet

Topic: Internet Appliances - A New Revolution

Panelist:            Professor Maurizio Decina

Professor Mario Gerla

Charles Perkins




12:45 PM – 2:00 PM                Lunch


2:00 PM – 3:40 PM

Session 2: Applications

Session Chair: Upkar Varshney (Georgia State University, USA)


An Approach to Providing Seamless End-User Experience for Location-Aware Applications

Sastry S Duri, Alan Cole, Jonathan Munson and Jim Christensen

(IBM Thomas J Watson Research, USA)

Fair Electronic Cash withdrawal and Change Return for Wireless Networks

Robert Tracz (Instytut Telekomunikacji Politechniki Warszawakiej,

Poland), Konrad Wrona (Ericsson Research, Germany)

Wireless Trading in B2B Markets: Concepts, Architecture, and Experience

Jakka Sairamesh and Ioana Stanoi (IBM Thomas J Watson Research, USA),

Brad Topol (IBM Software Division, USA)

Peer-to-Peer based Recommendations for Mobile Commerce

Amund Tveit (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Integrating Context Information into Enterprise Applications for the Mobile

Workforce – Case Study

            Axel Spriestersbach (SAP, AG), Hartmut Vogler (SAP Labs), F. Lehmann and

T. Ziegert (TU-Dresden, Germany)