ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC’05)

ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC’05)
June 5-8, 2005
Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle

Society sponsor: ACM Special Interest Group on E-Commerce (SIGECOM)
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Since 1999 the ACM Special Interest Group on Electronic Commerce (SIGECOM) has sponsored the leading scientific conference on advances in theory, systems, and applications for electronic commerce. The Sixth ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC’05) will feature paper presentations, workshops, and tutorials covering all areas of electronic commerce. The natural focus of the conference is on computer science issues, but the conference is interdisciplinary in nature, addressing the following topics:

Algorithmic mechanism design
Auction and negotiation technology
Automated shopping, trading, and contract management
Computational finance
Computational game theory and economics
Computational markets for information services
Databases and online transaction processing
Experience with fielded electronic-commerce systems
Formation of supply chains, coalitions, and virtual enterprises
Information markets
Intellectual property and digital rights management
Languages for describing goods, services, and contracts
Legal, political, and social issues
Marketing and advertising technology
Payment and exchange protocols
Recommendation, reputation, and trust systems
Security and privacy issues in electronic commerce
Software and systems requirements, architectures, and performance
User-interface issues in electronic commerce

This list is meant to be representative but not exhaustive.

The conference will be held from Sunday June 5th through Wednesday June 8th 2005 in beautiful Vancouver, Canada at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle.

Tutorials and workshops will be held on Sunday, June 5th. Papers and invited talks will be presented beginning on the morning of Monday, June 6th and running through noon on Wednesday, June 8th. More detailed program and schedule information will be released as it develops.