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2012 IEEE First International Conference on Services Economics

24-29 June 2012

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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C4
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  • [Title page i]

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  • [Copyright notice]

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  • Table of contents

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  • IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC)

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): vii
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  • An Examination of the Economic Value and Contribution to Energy Efficiency of SaaS Solutions: The Case of E-Invoicing

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 8
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    This paper examines the SaaS business model with a focus on its economic value and its contribution to energy efficiency. It takes a theoretical approach to examine SaaS from different aspects and develops a conceptual framework comprising six layers. A case study in the field of e-invoicing serves as testimonial for a discussion of affected layers and aspects concerning its economic value and ene... View full abstract»

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  • The Economics of Content Optimization Services

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):9 - 15
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    The recent boom in mobile device usage has provided more opportunities, competition and also increased complexities for content providers to monetize their information goods. Although mobile devices are becoming increasingly powerful, their hardware, software and connectivity are relatively more limited compared to desktop and enterprise systems. As a result, various content optimization services ... View full abstract»

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  • Towards Bio-inspired Cost Minimisation for Data-Intensive Service Provision

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):16 - 23
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    The world is filled with an unimaginably vast amount of digital information which is getting even vaster and even growing more rapidly. The enormous new data is impacting every area of our society. The real strategic value of the data can determine what will happen and what can be discovered in the future. To better use the so called "Big Data", automatic business process or workflow is needed to ... View full abstract»

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  • Internet-Based Self-Services: From Analysis and Design to Deployment

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):24 - 31
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    Many worldwide economies have moved away from manufacturing and became service-oriented. As a consequence, research on Internet-based Self-Services (ISS) will foster the uptake of service exports and trading since they can replace many face-to-face interactions and make service transactions more accurate, convenient and faster. Currently, ISS are poorly supported since they are created using gener... View full abstract»

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  • Service Selection Based on Personalized Preference and Trade-Offs among QoS Factors and Price

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):32 - 39
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    With the number of services with similar functionalities rising, service users place more emphasis on non-functional attributes of services such as quality of service (QoS) and price during service selection. However, previous QoS-driven service selection methods seldom consider relationships among non-functional requirements and do not allow explicit specification of personalized preferences and ... View full abstract»

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  • Service Network Analysis of U.S. Information Technology Industry

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):40 - 45
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    In recent years there is a growing trend in business firms that aims to transform their manufacturing-based business models, processes and practices to service-based ones. This trend is especially important for Information Technology (IT) industry since IT is considered as a major provider of various business services. However, there is little empirical research on the service relationships in the... View full abstract»

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  • Data Enrichment Using Web APIs

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):46 - 53
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    As businesses seek to monetize their data, they are leveraging Web-based delivery mechanisms to provide publically available data sources. Also, as analytics becomes a central part of many business functions such as customer segmentation, competitive intelligence and fraud detection, many businesses are seeking to enrich their internal data records with data from these data sources. As the number ... View full abstract»

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  • A Unified Data and Service Integration Approach for Dynamic Business Collaboration

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):54 - 61
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    In many collaborations across multiple organizations, both data integration and service integration are equally important. Most existing information system integration approaches focus only on one aspect, resulting incomplete integration results. In this paper, we propose a business object model where data and its services are correlated, and a corresponding unified approach in which the modeling,... View full abstract»

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  • Privacy and Social Effects in Location Sharing Services

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):62 - 65
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    Location-aware technologies enable users with increasing, and often invisible, interconnected location-aware information services with one another and with the Internet, especially on mobile devices such as smart phones. Considering that the services seamlessly support individual users in their daily tasks and life, as well as the services are increasingly dealing with personal information, user's... View full abstract»

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  • E-Portfolio Service for Undergraduates' Academic and Career Development

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):66 - 67
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    This study aims to propose an e-Porfolio service framework and evaluate the impact of our proposed e-Porfolio service on students' achievement of "ideal" graduate outcomes of our university, in terms of how students' affective, cognitive and behavioral engagement in the e-Portfolio service on their achievement of graduate outcomes on teamwork, employability and responsibility using a survey and fo... View full abstract»

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  • Active Situation Awareness on Web APIs for Information on Social Network Services

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):68 - 69
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    Situation awareness can be achieved by the framework with three layers (Fig. 1): perception from world, comprehension of the perceived information, and projection based on the comprehended facts. The current awareness system cannot afford to support dynamic and active awareness of situations, and we provide a novel architecture for active situation awareness to integrate the existing system layers... View full abstract»

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  • Author index

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  • [Publisher's information]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 72
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