ESKM 2018

9th International Conference on E-Service and Knowledge Management (ESKM 2018)

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 2018, 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


ESKM 2018 Organization

Conference Chair

Sachio Hirokawa, Kyushu University, Japan

Program Committees

Antoine Bossard, Kanagawa University, Japan
Yungcheol Byun, Jeju National University, South Korea
Suphamit Chittayasothorn, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Nahid Emad, University of Versailles, France
Margarita Favorskaya, Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Russia
Katsuhide Fujita, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Naoki Fukuta, Shizuoka University, Japan
Adrian Gligor, Petru Maior University of Tirgu Mures, Romania
Hidehiko Hayashi, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan
Sachio Hirokawa, Kyushu University, Japan
Robert Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan, Taiwan
Daisuke Ikeda, Kyushu University, Japan
Mari Ito, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Yuji Iwahori, Chubu University, Japan
Motoi Iwashita, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
Jason Jung, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Ji-Hoon Kang, Chungnam National University, South Korea
Teruaki Kitasuka, Hiroshima University, Japan
Roumen Kountchev, Technical University of Sofia , Department of Radio Communication, Bulgaria
Satoshi Kurihara, The University of Electro-Communicaitons, Japan
Yao San Lin, Hubei University Of Economics, China, Taiwan
Shigeo Matsubara, Kyoto University, Japan
Tokuro Matsuo, AIIT, Japan
Tsunenori Mine, Kyushu University, Japan
Kazumi Nakamatsu, University of Hyogo, Japan
Hiroki Nomiya, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Yoshiaki Okubo, Hokkaido University, Japan
Tadachika Ozono, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Yuichi Sei, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Kazutaka Shimada, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Wu Shinq-Jen, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan
Toramatsu Shintani, Nagoya Insutitute of Technology, Japan
Toshiharu Sugawara, Waseda University, Japan
Noriyoshi Sukegawa, Chuo University, Japan
Satoshi Takahashi, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Simon Xu, Algoma University, Canada
Yasuhiro Yamada, Shimane University, Japan
Takashi Yamanoue, Fukuyama University, Japan, Japan
Tulay Yildirim, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey