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E-Commerce Agents

Marketplace Solutions, Security Issues, and Supply and Demand

  • Jiming Liu
  • Yiming Ye

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2033)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VI
  2. Introduction to E-Commerce Agents: Marketplace Marketplace Solutions, Security Issues, and Supply and Demand

  3. Marketplace Solutions

    1. Giorgos Zacharia, Theodoros Evgeniou, Alexandros Moukas, Petros Boufounos, Pattie Maes
      Pages 25-38
    2. Kwang Mong Sim, Raymond Chan
      Pages 82-105
    3. Steven Gjerstad, John Dickhaut
      Pages 106-134
    4. P. W. Lei, M. I. Heywood, C. R. Chatwin
      Pages 135-153
  4. Security Issues

    1. Stéphane H. Maes, Jiří Navrátil, Upendra V. Chaudhari
      Pages 166-179
    2. Joris Claessens, Bart Preneel, Joos Vandewalle
      Pages 180-190
    3. Ding Peng, Shi Jun, Sheng Huan Ye, Liming Lu
      Pages 191-205
    4. Artur Romão, Miguel Mira da Silva
      Pages 206-220
    5. T.O. Lee, Y.L. Yip, C.M. Tsang, K.W. Ng
      Pages 247-263
    6. Suresh Chari, Parviz Kermani, Sean Smith, Leandros Tassiulas
      Pages 264-282
  5. Supply and Demand

    1. Xindong Wu, Daniel Ngu, Sameer S. Pradhan
      Pages 323-331

About this book


Among the many changes brought by the Internet is the emergence of electronic commerce over the Web. E-commerce activities, such as the online exchange of information, services, and products, are opening up completely new opportunities for business, at new levels of productivity and profitability. In parallel with the emergence of e-commerce, intelligent software agents as entities capable of independent action in open, unpredictable environments have matured into a promising new technology. Quite naturally, e-commerce agents hold great promise for exploiting the Internet's full potential as an electronic marketplace. The 20 coherently written chapters in this book by leading researchers and professionals present the state of the art in agent-mediated e-commerce. Researchers, professionals, and advanced students interested in e-commerce or agent technology will find this book an indispensable source of information and reference.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jiming Liu
    • 1
  • Yiming Ye
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceHong Kong Baptist UniversityKowloon Tong, Hong KongChina
  2. 2.IBM T.J.Watson Research CenterHawthorneUSA

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