ESKM 2016

7th International Conference on E-Service and Knowledge Management (ESKM 2016)

Paper Submission

Full/Short/Poster paper due: March 19 March 31, 2016
Notification: April 14 April 29, 2016
Cameraready due: April 28 May 10, 2016
Early Registration: April 28 May 10, 2016
Conference Dates: July 10-14, 2016

Call for papers

In the ever-changing world where more people are enjoying a better life, there has been an increasing demand of new services across the borders as well as a better quality of service. New, better services are invented only through extensive market researches and constant reflections on businesses, which both require an advanced application of information and communication technologies. Among them, more attention has been paid to various types of e-service, which is a prominent application of various information and communication technologies. In due course, advanced techniques on knowledge management in a broad sense are becoming all the more important to cope with gigantic, diverse data that are obtained from various sources.

Following the success of the preceding international workshops on e-services and knowledge management, the 6th IIAI International Conference on e-Services and Knowledge Management, IIAI-ESKM 2016, brings together scientists, engineers, computer users, and students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects (theory, applications and tools) of E-Services and knowledge management, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference will cover a broad set of research topics including, but not limited to, the following:

  • B2B, B2C, C2C e-services
  • e-commerce
  • e-tourism
  • e-marketing
  • e-marketplaces, e-hubs, and portals
  • e-payment systems
  • e-service content management
  • e-negotiations, auctioning & contracting
  • e-government, policy and law
  • e-school
  • e-learning
  • e-medicine and e-hospital
  • e-collaborations
  • Inter-organizational systems for e-services
  • e-services with multi-agent systems
  • Semantic Web ontologies, rules and services
  • Dynamic pricing models
  • P2P-computing for e-services
  • User behavior modeling
  • Innovative business models for e-services
  • Web services, grid services and service-oriented computing
  • Web intelligence, agents and personalization
  • Consumer protection in e-services
  • Security, privacy, trust
  • Knowledge management
  • Text mining
  • Knowledge discovery
  • Chance discovery
  • Knowledge services
  • Applications of social media
  • Library service
  • Information retrieval system
  • Information access
  • Scholarly communication
  • Digital preservation
  • Archive
  • Data curation


Call for Special Session Organizer

Special sessions supplement to the regular program for ESKM2016. Each special session should provide an overview of the state-of-the-art and highlight important research directions in a field of special interest to ESKM participants.
How to propose your Special Session
1.An applicant for an IIAI-AAI special session organizer must submit a proposal via the website ( by January 31, 2016. The proposal should include the following 7 items:
◾Organizer’s Name
◾Organizer’s Email address
◾Organizer’s Affiliation
◾Title of Special Session
◾Theme (Choose ESKM)
◾Abstract of Special Session (between 300 and 500 words)

2.The IIAI-AAI 2016 committee will review the proposal after receiving it, and notify the result to the applicant in about one week. If accepted, the applicant to the special session organizer is requested to submit the reviewer list to the special session chair in one week. Moreover, the special session organizer must pay attention to followings.
◾The special session requires at least 5 papers.
◾Please select the best paper of your special session. The best paper will be invited to submit special issues of post conference publications (Special Issues of information Engineering Express Journal (
◾All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers will appear in the Conference Proceedings to be published by CPS and Conference Proceedings will be submitted to be indexed by EI, INSPEC, DBLP and Thomson ISI.
◾The special session organizer must register to the conference.
◾Special session organizer chairs your special session in the conference.
◾Please pick the “certificate of organizing special session” up at the reception desk of the conference venue.

3.Call-for-paper or other information about the special session will be shown in the following website (

4.The organizer will receive the information of schedule and procedures about paper submission and review, publication of the proceedings, and conference management. The organizer is requested to utilize the IIAI-AAI 2016 website for paper submission ( In the website, the organizer can assign papers to reviewers, and report review results to IIAI-AAI 2016 committee.

Benefit for special session organizers
The organizers can gather people who are interested in the theme you are also interested in, and referee the submitted papers based on your criteria. Some papers in each special session can be nominated for journals. The best paper you choose in each Special Session will be invited to submit special issues of post conference publications (Engineering Express Journal;

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact with us HERE

ESKM2016 Chair, Sachio Hirokawa.

We are sincerely looking forward to your interest and submission to Special Session!

ESKM 2016 Organization

Conference Chair
Sachio Hirokawa, Kyushu Univ., Japan

Program Committees
Adrian Gligor, Petru Maior Univ. from Tirgu Mures, Romania
Daisuke Ikeda, Kyushu Univ., Japan
Fangju Wang, Univ. of Guelph, Canada
Haibo Yu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
Jason Jung, Yeungnam Univ., South Korea
Ji-Hoon Kang, Chungnam National Univ., South Korea
Kazumi Nakamatsu, Univ. of Hyogo, Japan
Kazutaka Shimada, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Kensuke Baba, Kyushu Univ., Japan
Leandro Wives, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Margarita Favorskaya, Siberian State Aerospace Univ., Russia
Mario Koeppen, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Masayuki Numao, Osaka Univ., Japan
Roumen Kountchev, Technical Univ. of Sofia-Bulgaria, Bulgaria
Sachio Hirokawa, Kyushu Univ., Japan
Satoshi Kurihara, The Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan
Shigeo Matsubara, Kyoto Univ., Japan
Shigeru Kusakabe, Kyushu Univ., Japan
Shigeru Takano, Kyushu Univ., Japan
Tadachika Ozono, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Takashi Yamanoue, Kagoshima Univ., Japan
Teigo Nakamura, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Teruaki Kitasuka, Kumamoto Univ., Japan
Tetsuya Nakatoh, Kyushu Univ., Japan
Toramatsu Shintani, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Toshiharu Sugawara, Waseda Univ., Japan
Toshihiro Yamauchi, Okayama Univ., Japan
Tsunenori Mine, Kyushu Univ., Japan
Tulay Yildirim, Yildiz Technical Univ., Turkey
Yasuhiro Yamada, Shimane Univ., Japan
Yoshiaki Okubo, Hokkaido Univ., Japan
Yoshinari Nomura, Okayama Univ., Japan
Yucong Duan, Hainan Univ., China
Yuichi Sei, Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan