Call for papers: Decision models and social commerce, submission deadline July 1, 2012
PRIISM, March 8, 2012 -- Guest editors Tung Bui and Efraim Turban, Pacific Research Institute in Information System Management (PRIISM), and T.P. Liang, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, are seeking papers related to decision models and social commerce for a special issue of the journal Decision Support Systems. The submission deadline is July 1, 2012.
The use of social media has permeated all aspects of social life from daily buying decisions to shaping social, political and economic policies. Social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are leading a growing number of Web 2.0 and social media technologies, to help social customers to engage and facilitate online commerce.
This special issue seeks to put together a collection of research papers that focus on decision models and technologies that can enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of social commerce. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:
Decision models with/by/for social commerce
Strategic formulation for social commerce
Crowdsourcing and profiling as decision making tools
Modeling social intelligence and social forecasting
Modeling social reputation and social recommender systems
Big data,text, and web mining and social analytics for e-commerce
Gamification in social commerce
Modeling social media applications such as CRM, product design, etc.
Critical success factors for social-commerce based decision making
Prospective authors are encouraged to submit an extended abstract of about 800 words before sumbitting the manuscript. This way they will receive a fast feedback on whether it fits the theme of the special issue. Abstracts and manuscripts should be sent to Tung Bui (email@example.com) and TP Liang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submitted papers should follow the format requirement of the Decision Support Systems Journal. They will be referred through a blind peer review process.
Submission deadline for abstract (optional): April 15 2012
Submission deadline for full paper: July 1 2012
Notification of acceptance: September 30 2012
Submission deadline for final version: October 31 2012