Secure Agent Roaming under M-Commerce

Secure Agent Roaming under M-Commerce

Sheng-Uei Guan (Brunel University, UK)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-987-8.ch084
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The focus of this article is secure transport of mobile agents. A mobile agent is useful for hand phones or handheld devices (e.g., palmtop or PDA) equipped with mobile capabilities. Such m-commerce devices usually have limited computing power. It would be useful if the users of such devices could send an intelligent, mobile agent to remote machines to carry out complex tasks like product brokering, bargain hunting, and information collection.

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