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Mobile Services Industries, Technologies, and Applications in the Global Economy

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As business paradigms shift from desktop-centric environments to data-centric mobile environments, mobile services create numerous new business opportunities. At the same time, these advances may also challenge many of the basic premises of existing business models. Mobile Services Industries, Technologies, and Applications in the Global Economy fosters a scientific understanding of mobile services, provides a timely publication of current research efforts, and forecasts future trends in the mobile services industry and its important role in the world economy. Written for academics, researchers, government policymakers, and corporate managers, this comprehensive volume will outline the great potential for new business models and applications in mobile commerce.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Mobile Services Industries
    1. Chapter 1: Deployment of Mobile Broadband Service in the United States
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EXPLORATION OF THE DATA
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 2: Why is the Diffusion of Mobile Service Not an Evolutionary Process?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DIFFUSION AND EVOLUTION: SOME CONNECTIONS
      4. UNIT OF SELECTION
      5. SELECTIVE RETENTION
      6. VARIATION
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Trends in the United States Mobile Wireless Industry and the Impact of a Merger of AT&T and T-Mobile on the Trends and Overall Competitiveness of the Wireless Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SECTION 1: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      4. SECTION 2: CONSOLIDATION, CONCENTRATION, AND MOBILE DEMAND GROWTH
      5. SECTION 3: ROLE OF SPECTRUM
      6. SECTION 4: EVOLVING WIRELESS ECOSYSTEM
      7. SECTION 5: SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
    4. Chapter 4: An Eclectic Perspective on the Internationalization of Australian Mobile Services SMEs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHOD
      5. FINDINGS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. MANAGERIAL RELEVANCE
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Mobile Broadband
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: DEFINITION OF BROADBAND AND TYPES OF BROADBAND CONNECTIVITIES
      4. SUBSTITUTES AND COMPLEMENTS DEFINED
      5. LESSONS FROM TELEPHONE LANDLINE/WIRELESS SUBSTITUTION
      6. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FIXED AND MOBILE BROADBAND
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Benchmarking Mobile Operators Using DEA
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EFFICIENCY MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES
      4. REVIEW OF EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON TELECOMS EFFICIENCY
      5. MEASURING EFFICIENCY OF MOBILE OPERATORS IN EUROPE
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. Chapter 7: Evolution of Mobile Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EVOLUTION OF MOBILE TELEPHONY – FROM 0G TO 4G
      4. MOBILE HANDSET EVOLUTION: GOING THE PC WAY!
      5. THE ERA OF MOBILE APPLICATIONS: THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH: MOBILE SERVICES: QUO VADIS?
      7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 8: Smartphone Market in China
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHINESE MOBILE PHONE HISTORY
      4. CHINESE MOBILE APPLICATIONS MARKET
      5. CHINESE MOBILE APPLICATION CHALLENGES
      6. CHINESE MOBILE APPLICATION CHALLENGES RESOLUTION
      7. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2: Mobile Services Technologies
    1. Chapter 9: Large Imagery on Small Screens
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A NOVEL FRAMEWORK FOR DEVICE ADAPTATION BASED ON PROGRESSIVE REFINEMENT
      5. ON-THE-FLY ADAPTATION USING PROGRESSIVE IMAGERY
      6. PROFILE-BASED ADAPTATION USING PROGRESSIVE IMAGERY
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
      9. A TYPICAL USE CASE: CRISIS MANAGEMENT
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 10: Incremental Location Matching for Human Travel Route Anomaly Detection
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE PROPOSED SYSTEM
      5. ROUTE CHECKING USING INCREMENTAL LOCATION SEARCHING
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 11: Enabling Mobile Service Provision with Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TOWARDS PERVASIVE SENSING
      4. THE TECHNOLOGY PERSPECTIVE
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 12: Runtime Discovery and Access of Web Services in Mobile Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND PREVIOUS WORK
      4. DYNAMIC ACCESS OF WEB SERVICES FROM MOBILE DEVICES
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CACHING SERVICE RESPONSES
      7. EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION
      8. CHARACTERISTICS AND ADAPTABILITY
      9. ADAPTABILITY TO REST
      10. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. Chapter 13: HTML5
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. HTML5 COMPATIBILITY
      5. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 3: Mobile Services Applications
    1. Chapter 14: Recommendation Systems for Mobile Devices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. NEOPAGE: A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR ONLINE EDITORS
      5. ARS: RELATED ARTICLES
      6. MYNEWS: PERSONALIZED NEWS
      7. COMPARISON OF THE SYSTEMS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: Location-Based Social Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MOTIVATION FOR LOCATION BASED SOCIAL NETWORKS
      5. BUSINESS VALUE OF LBSNs
      6. CHALLENGES OF LOCATION AND PRIVACY IN LBSNs
      7. STORAGE OF LOCATION INFORMATION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 16: Mobile NFC Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NFC: AN ENABLING TECHNOLOGY FOR INNOVATIVE MOBILE SERVICES
      4. ADOPTION FACTORS
      5. A TYPOLOGY OF NFC BUSINESS MODELS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 17: The Development of Mobile Service Applications for Consumers and Intelligent Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEVELOPMENT OF APPLICATIONS FOR CONSUMERS
      4. DEVELOPMENT OF APPLICATIONS FOR INTELLIGENT NETWORKS
      5. DEVELOPMENTS IN BUSINESS MODELS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 18: Emerging Mobile Service Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RFID SYSTEMS IN HEALTHCARE
      4. RFID MARKET AND APPLICATIONS IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors