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Can a P2P File-Sharing Network Become an e-Marketplace?
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Hau-ming Lo, Cong-ren Wang
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 298
The prevalence of P2P technology contributes the ease of file-sharing, but it also brings some problems such as free-riding and copyright infringement. To solve these problems, many researchers have proposed incentive mechanisms. At the same time, some app...
   
A Multiple Case Study on Post-Merger IT Integration with IT Culture Conflict Perspective
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Ren-Der Chao, Fu-Ren Lin
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 1-10
This paper analyzes the culture conflicts of merged IT departments in two banks in Taiwan. The integration of divergent cultures is crucial to maintain the performance of a merged organization. We examine issues in post-merger IT integration of two Taiwan'...
   
Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce: Minitrack Introduction
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Judith Gebauer, Michael J.P. Shaw
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 70163
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Can Peer-to-Peer Networks Facilitate Information Sharing in Collaborative Learning?
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Sheng-cheng Lin, Ying-fen Wang
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 5
Many peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have been widely used for file sharing. A peer acts both as a content provider and a consumer, and is granted autonomy to decide what content, with whom, and when to share. Is a p2p network an ideal vehicle for information ...
   
Towards an Ecological Perspective on the Evolution of Online Communities of Practice
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Sheng-cheng Lin, Fu-ren Lin
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 134a
In the era of knowledge economy, more and more people view online communities of practice (CoPs) as wellspring of precious knowledge. Notably, many researchers support the notion that CoPs are not designed or made but grown. However, there is no systematic...
   
Dynamic Business Process Formation by Integrating Simulated and Physical Agent Systems
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Shyh-ming Lin, Po-win Hsueh
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 30070b
This paper proposes a new framework that integrates simulated and physical agents to provide an efficient way for companies to form supply chains dynamically. In this integrated framework, physical agents coordinate with inter-organizational physical agent...
   
The Reality of Team-Based Knowledge Sharing and Creation in Professional Cyber Community
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Sheng-cheng Lin, Fu-ren Lin, Tzu-ping Huang, Ming-Cheng Yeh
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 39a
Groupware is often regarded as an important tool for facilitating team collaboration. However, most theoretical findings are obtained by using students as subjects. We are interested in knowing the practicability of groupware embedded in a professional com...
   
Introduction to Service Science, Management, and Engineering (SSME) Minitrack
Found in: 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Fu-Ren Lin,Paul P. Maglio,Michael J. Shaw
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 1240
Service Science, Management, and Engineering (SSME), or "service science" for short, is the interdisciplinary study of service systems, economic entities connected by value co creation relationships. Service science integrates methods from analys...
   
Service Value Network Formation for Organic Agricultural Produce: An Actor Network Theory Perspective
Found in: 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Fu-Ren Lin,Szu-Yun Wang
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 1296-1305
An agricultural market is a service system to exchange the value of agricultural produce with customers. We adopted multiple case studies to investigate three organic farmers markets via explanation-building and time-series analysis. We used the lens of th...
   
Introduction to Service Science, Management, and Engineering (SSME) Minitrack
Found in: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2013)
By Fu-ren Lin,Paul P. Maglio,Michael J. Shaw
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 1299
This year, the Service Science, Management, and Engineering (SSME) minitrack (HICSS-46) accepted nine papers. It will begin with a special opening discussion session on
   
Exploring Trust-Based Service Value Chain Framework in Tele-healthcare Services
Found in: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Rung-Wei Po,Fu-Ren Lin,Bi-Kun Chuang,Michael J. Shaw
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 1327-1336
Tele-heatlh care services extending healthcare services from medical perspective of treatment and diagnosis to enhance holistic wellness of individuals, have been widely recognized by healthcare providers. This study explored the trust in the healthcare pr...
   
Analyzing Sustainable New Service Development: An Activity Theory Perspective
Found in: Service Sciences, International Joint Conference on
By Fu-Ren Lin,Pei-Shan Hsieh,Lorna Uden
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 200-205
New service development (NSD) is the process of creating new services to fulfill target customers¡¦ needs. The optimal goal of an NSD project is to sustain the developed service. However, from the perspective of project management, how an NSD project tea...
 
Incrementally Clustering Legislative Interpellation Documents
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-Ren Lin,Yu-tze Huang,Dachi Liao
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 2521-2530
The Parliamentary Library of Legislative Yuan website provides a fair and objective channel for the public to trace daily activities of the Legislative Yuan and legislators' inquiries in Taiwan. However, the increased information content causes information...
   
Introduction to Service Science Management and Engineering Minitrack
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin,Paul Maglio,Michael J. Shaw
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 1491
The Service Science Management and Engineering (SSME) minitrack started in HICSS 41 (2008) when service science, an emergent inter-disciplinary study of service, gradually caught attention by academic and industries. The mission of this minitrack has been ...
   
Understanding the Adoption of Wireless Sensor Network Service in Households
Found in: Service Sciences, International Joint Conference on
By Fu-Ren Lin, I-Ying Lu, Pei-Shan Hsieh
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 218-222
Prior research on the adoption of technology mainly focused on individuals and business organizations. However, along the trend of technology innovation toward potential usage of technology in households, deeper understanding of the adopting technologies i...
 
Trust and Risk Evaluation of Transactions with Different Amounts in Peer-to-Peer E-commerce Environments
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Yan Wang, Fu-ren Lin
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 102-109
As Peer-to-Peer (P2P) e-commerce environments lack central management, prior to new transactions with an unknown peer, the trust evaluation becomes a very important concern, which relies on the transaction history data. Traditionally the evaluation process...
 
Effects of Switching Cost, Trust, and Information Sharing on Supply Chain Performance for B2B e-Commerce: A Multi-Agent Simulation Study
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Yi-pong Lo, Yu-wei Sung
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 105b
In e-commerce era, companies can build up supply chain relationship via Internet technologies. Facing the severe global competition, how companies sustain in volatile relations becomes an essential supply chain management issue. Among literatures in explor...
   
The Design and Evaluation of P2P Transactive Memory System
Found in: e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Fu-Ren Lin, Kuo-Lung Tsai, Pei-Chen Sun
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 640-645
Transactive memory has been identified to describe a shared memory system for group members to store and access group intelligence. With the emerging peer-to-peer (P2P) technology, individuals within and between groups may interact by virtue of the peer-to...
 
Fast Teaming on P2P Networks Based on Expertise and Relation
Found in: e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Fu-ren Lin, Chi-hsun Chiang
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 650-653
In order to explore the ideas of combining expertise and relation in team formation via P2P networks, this study developed a communication platform based on P2P networks for running a limited size of a virtual community. There are three objectives of this ...
 
Learning Clinical Pathway Patterns by Hidden Markov Model
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Lu-shih Hsieh, Shung-mei Pan
Issue Date:January 2005
pp. 142a
This paper adopts Hidden Markov Models (HMMs) for discovering clinical pathways. An HMM is a stochastic probabilistic model for modeling sequential or time-series data and easily incorporating new instances to update the model. This study demonstrates the ...
   
Developing and Evaluating the Social Network Analysis System for Virtual Teams in Cyber Communities
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Chun-hung Chen
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 80249c
By social network analysis, users can know how information flows through social ties, how people acquire information and resources, and how cleavages and coalitions operate. In this research, based on social network theories, we develop a social network an...
   
Knowledge Map Creation and Maintenance for Virtual Communities of Practice
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Chih-ming Hsueh
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 69a
This paper proposes knowledge map creation and maintenance approaches by utilizing information retrieval and data mining techniques to facilitate knowledge management in virtual communities of practice. Besides evaluating their performance using synthesize...
   
Discovering Group Interaction Patterns in a Teachers Professional Community
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Chun-Hung Chen, Kuo-Lung Tsai
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 116a
Managers and group leaders of a community may not have enough information to help them direct the community development. In this paper, we adopt social network analysis, graph theory and data mining techniques to analyze groups in a community at their diff...
   
A Multiagent Framework for Automated Online Bargaining
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Fu-ren Lin, Kuang-yi Chang
Issue Date:July 2001
pp. 41-47
<p>The authors propose a multiagent framework, called the OLDyB system, to facilitate an online automated bargaining process for electronic trading. They designed a dynamic price-issuing agent based on the utility theory to offer prices and determine...
 
Modeling Supply-Chain Networks by a Multi-Agent System
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-Ren Lin, Gek Woo Tan, Michael J. Shaw
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 105
This article proposes a multi-agent information system (MAIS) approach to model the order fulfillment process (OFP) in supply chain networks (SCNs). An order fulfillment process starts with receiving orders from customers and ends with delivery of the fini...
   
Determining Appropriate Modes for Service Trade from Value Chain and Value Co-Creation Perspectives
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By David Chien-Liang Kuo, Fu-Ren Lin, Hubert H. D. Chih, Yu-Chen Benjamin Yang
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 1-10
The trends toward the service economy and globalization have made service trade a crucial issue for most service sectors. However, current analytical models relevant to service trade provide little guidance on linking service types and customer needs of ta...
   
Learning Service Experience from the Service Encounter of a Retailing Chain Storefront
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-Ren Lin, Rung-Wei Po, Claudia Valeria Cruz Orellan
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 1-10
In this explorative research, we seek to find the most important service experience variables determining the customer purchase decision and the clerks' influence on customers' purchase. This study conducted a case study of a children's apparel company, de...
   
Introduction to the Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce Minitrack
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Fu-ren Lin, Judith Gebauer, Michael J.P. Shaw
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 142b
In light of the continuing importance of B2B e-commerce with emerging technologies, such as RFID, Web services, peer-to-peer networks, and innovative business models, such as virtual value net, e-hub, e-procurement, e-marketplace, etc. the B2B e-commerce m...
   
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