Supporting Mobility and Negotiation in Agent-Based E-Commerce

Supporting Mobility and Negotiation in Agent-Based E-Commerce

Ryszard Kowalczyk (CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, Australia) and Leila Alem (CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, Australia)
Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 19
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-93177-746-9.ch016
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This chapter presents recent advances in agent-based e-commerce, addressing the issues of mobility and negotiation. It reports on selected research efforts, focusing on developing intelligent agents for automating the e-commerce negotiation and coalition formation processes and mobile agents for supporting deployment of intelligent e-commerce agents and enabling mobile e-commerce applications. Issues such as trade-off between decision-making in negotiation and mobility capabilities of the agents are also discussed in this paper.

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Chapter 1
Ulrike Baumol, Thomas Stiffel, Robert Winter
This chapter develops a concept to evaluate the e-commerce-ability of a corporation and applies the framework to basic roles of the e-commerce... Sample PDF
A Concept for the Evaluation of E-Commerce-Ability
Chapter 2
Nenad Jukic, Abhishek Sharma, Boris Jukic, Manoj Parameswaran
Mobile Commerce (m-commerce) has been defined as a process of conducting commercial transactions via “mobile” telecommunications networks using a... Sample PDF
M-Commerce: A Location-Based Value Proposition
Chapter 3
Pak Yuen P. Chan, Annette M. Mills
This research examines the adoption of e-commerce technology (namely, order-execution online trading technology) by six small brokerage firms at... Sample PDF
E-Commerce Adoption in Small Firms: A Study of Online Share Trading
Chapter 4
Pratyush Bharati, Abhijit Chaudhury
This chapter conceptualizes a model for the assimilation of Internet-based technologies in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The research... Sample PDF
Conceptualizing the SMEs' Assimilation of Internet-Based Technologies
Chapter 5
Bishwajit Choudhary
During the past few years, e-security solutions (e.g., digital certificates, e-signatures, e-IDs) gained tremendous attention as they promised to... Sample PDF
Strategic Issues in Implementing Electronic-ID Services: Prescriptions for Managers
Chapter 6
Markus Lenz, Markus Greunz
The chapter introduces the concept of a service-oriented architecture and assesses its applicability to business-to-business (B2B) marketplaces. In... Sample PDF
Potential Roles for Business-to-Business Marketplace Providers in Service-Oriented Architectures
Chapter 7
Kiryoong Kim, Dongkyu Kim, Jeuk Kim, Sang-uk Park, Ighoon Lee, Sang-goo Lee, Jong-hoon Chun
Electronic catalogs are electronic representations about products and services in the electronic commerce environment and require diverse and... Sample PDF
An Evaluation of Dynamic Electronic Catalog Models in Relational Database Systems
Chapter 8
Qiyang Chen, John Wang
Embracing inapt infrastructure technology is a major threat in developing extensive and efficient Web-based systems. The architectural strength of... Sample PDF
Extending Client-Server Infrastructure Using Middleware Components
Chapter 9
Bernhard Rumpe
Online auctions are among the most influential e-business applications. Their impact on trading for businesses, as well as consumers, is both... Sample PDF
E-Business Experiences with Online Auctions
Chapter 10
Chang Liu, Jack Marchewka, Brian Mackie
Many electronic businesses will attempt to distinguish themselves from their competition and gain a competitive advantage by customizing their Web... Sample PDF
Implementing Privacy Dimensions within an Electronic Storefront
Chapter 11
In Lee
Due to the profound impact of e-commerce on organizations, e-channel development emerged as one of the most important challenges that managers face.... Sample PDF
An E-Channel Development Framework for Hybrid E-Retailers
Chapter 12
Ada Scupola
Many corporations are reluctant to adopt electronic commerce due to uncertainty in its profitability and business value. This chapter introduces a... Sample PDF
Organization, Strategy and Business Value of Electronic Commerce: The Importance of Complementarities
Chapter 13
Merrill Warkentin, Akhilesh Bajaj
The demand side of supply chain management has drawn considerable research attention, with focus on disintermediation and syndication models. In... Sample PDF
Continuous Demand Chain Management: A Downstream Business Model for E-Commerce
Chapter 14
Latif Al-Hakim
This chapter discusses various business process supply-chain models and emphasizes the need for organizations to apply CRM concepts and to integrate... Sample PDF
Web-Based Supply Chain Integration Model
Chapter 15
Ric Jentzsch, Renzo Gobbin
The complexities of business continue to expand. First technology, then the World Wide Web, ubiquitous commerce, mobile commerce, and who knows.... Sample PDF
A Cooperative Communicative Intelligent Agent Model for E-Commerce
Chapter 16
Ryszard Kowalczyk, Leila Alem
This chapter presents recent advances in agent-based e-commerce, addressing the issues of mobility and negotiation. It reports on selected research... Sample PDF
Supporting Mobility and Negotiation in Agent-Based E-Commerce
Chapter 17
F. Xue, K. Y.R. Li
This chapter introduces mobile agent technology and explains how it can help businesses to implement client-server enterprise computing solutions. A... Sample PDF
Deploying Java Mobile Agents in a Project Management Environment
Chapter 18
Wenli Zhu, Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Fan Zhao
This chapter introduces a model that identifies factors influencing users’ adoption of mobile computing. It extends the Technology Acceptance Model... Sample PDF
Factors Influencing Users' Adoption of Mobile Computing
Chapter 19
Julie R. Mariga
This chapter introduces the enormous impact of mobile computing on both companies and individuals. Companies face many issues related to mobile... Sample PDF
Mobile Computing Business Factors and Operating Systems
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