Agent Systems in Electronic Business

Front Cover
Li, Eldon Y.
IGI Global, Nov 30, 2007 - Computers - 408 pages
0 Reviews

Agent technologies are believed to be one of the most promising tools to conduct business via networks and the Web in an autonomous, intelligent, and efficient way. The ever-expanding application of business automation necessitates clarification of the methods and techniques of agent-based electronic business systems.

Agent Systems in Electronic Business delivers definitive research to academics and practitioners in the field of business automation on the use of agent technologies to advance the practice of electronic business in today's organizations, targeting the needs of enterprises in open and dynamic business opportunities to incorporate skilled use of multiple independent information systems. This comprehensive resource clearly articulates the stages (electronic commerce transactions, business processes and e-business infrastructure) involved in developing agent-based e-business systems.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Agent Technologies in Electronic Commerce Transactions
24
The Evolution of ComparisonShopping Agents
25
A Study of Intelligent Shopping Support A Case Study of Outbound Group PackageTour Products in Taiwan
38
AgentBased Matching of Demands and Supplies in Business Transactions Formation
58
Evolutionary Auction Design for AgentBased Marketplaces
78
Agent Technologies in Electronic Business Processes
95
An InterOrganizational Business Process Study from Agents Interaction Perspective
96
Applications of AgentBased Technology as Coordination and Cooperation in the Supply Chain Based EBusiness
125
An AgentMediated Middleware Service Framework for ELogistics
193
A MultiAgent System Approach to Mobile Negotiation Support Mechanism by Integrating CaseBased Reasoning and Fuzzy Cognitive Map
218
A Study of Malicious Agents in Open MultiAgent Systems The Economic Perspective and Simulation
239
CrossFertilized Techniques in Business Antomation
264
Features for Killer Apps from a Semantic Web Perspective
265
Semantic Location Modeling for Mobile Enterprises
289
Service Composition Approaches for Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing A Survey
Compilation of References

An AgentBased Framework for Emergent Process Management
146
Beyond Intelligent Agents ESensors for Supporting Supply Chain Collaboration and Preventing the Bullwhip Effect
161
Agent Technologies in EBusiness Infrastructure
173
An Automated Negotiation Mechanism for Agent Based on International Joint Ventures
174
About the Contributors
Index
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2007)

Eldon Y. Li is the University Chair Professor of the Department of Management Information Systems at the National Chengchi University, Taiwan and an Emeritus Professor of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.A. He is also the Director of NCCU Innovation and Incubation Center and Center for Service Innovation. He was a Professor and the Dean of the College of Informatics, and the Director of the Graduate Institute of Social Informatics at the Yuan Ze University, Taiwan; a member of the Research Grant Review Board for the National Science Council of R.O.C. (2004-2005); a member of University Evaluation Committee for the Ministry of Education in Taiwan (2005); a senior professor of Management Area (1982/1-2007/3) and the Coordinator of MIS Program (1986-1989; 2001-2003) at the Orfalea College of Business, Cal Poly; the Professor and Founding Director of the Graduate Institute of Information Management at the National Chung Cheng University in Chia-Yi, Taiwan (1994-1996); a visiting scholar of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1999-2000). He holds a bachelor degree in international trade from National Chengchi University in Taiwan and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in information systems and quantitative sciences from Texas Tech University. Dr. Li has published in journals such as Communications of the ACM, Computers & Education, Information & Management, Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, among others. He is the editor-in-chief of International Journal of Electronic Business and International Journal of Information and Computer Security. His research areas include human factors in information technology (IT), strategic IT planning, electronic business management, service science, software engineering, total quality management, IT management, business integration, and e-entrepreneurship.

Soe-Tsyr Yuan is a professor of information management of National Chengchi University, Taiwan. She received a PhD in computer science from Oregon State University, USA. Her research interests include service science, M(U-) commerce, service-oriented computing, business intelligence management, intelligent agents, knowledge discovery and data mining, and so forth. She has served as a member of various program and editorial committees for international conferences and journals such as the International Journal of Web Services Research, International Journal of E-Business Research, Service Oriented Computing and Applications, and so forth. [Editor]

Bibliographic information