Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government and Mobile Commerce, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Mehdi Khosrow-Pour
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  • ISBN-10: 1591408008
  • ISBN-13: 9781591408000
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released July 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Originally published in print format in 2006.

The Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government and Mobile Commerce provides the most inclusive and up-to-date coverage of the e-technologies field. This two-volume encyclopedia includes quality contributions highlighting current concepts, trends, challenges, applications, and dot.com experiences in the field of e-commerce, e-government, and mobile commerce. Consisting of hundreds of contributions from experts and researchers worldwide, and extensive reference sections which list additional research works, this encyclopedia stands as the most comprehensive, research-based encyclopedia in the ever-evolving field of e-commerce, e-government and mobile commerce.

Key features include:

  • Authoritative contributions by the world's leading experts
  • A single source for comprehensive information on an expansive field
  • In-depth description of key issues, terms, and concepts
  • Thousands of comprehensive references on existing literature and research on e-technologies
  • Organized by topic and indexed, making it a convenient method of reference for all IT/IS scholars and professionals
  • Cross-referencing of key terms, figures, and information pertinent to e-technologies



  • Mehdi Khosrow-Pour

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Contents by Volume.
Contents by Topic.
About the Editor.
1: Adaptive Virtual Reality Shopping Malls.
2: Application Service Providers.
3: Auto-Personalization WAP Portal.
4: Auto-Personalization Web Pages.
5: B2B E-Business.
6: B2C Success at Wishlist.com.
7: Benchmarking Local E-Government.
8: BigTrumpet.com.
9: Biometric Identities and E-Government Services.
10: Branding on the Internet.
11: BSC-Based Framework for E-Business Strategy.
12: Building Government-to-Government Enterprises.
13: Business Process Analysis.
14: Businesses and Consumers as Online Customers.
15: Challenges and Policy Imperatives for E-Government in Africa.
16: Classification Systems.
17: Clicks and Mortar.
18: A Closer Look to the Online Consumer Behavior.
19: Collaborative Commerce.
20: Collaborative Filtering for Information Recommendation Systems.
21: Comparative Shopping on Agent Web Sites.
22: Comparison-Shopping Agents and Online Small Business.
23: Computer Security in E-Learning.
24: Consumer Trust in E-Commerce.
25: Context and Concept of Web Services.
26: Coordination of a Service Oriented Architecture.
27: Customer Goals Online.
28: Cyber-Identity Theft.
29: Data Warehousing and Data Mining Lessons for EC Companies.
30: Deception in Electronic Goods and Services.
31: Designing Service-Based Cooperative Systems.
32: Developing a Viable Product for an Emerging Market.
33: Development and Deployment of Web Services.
34: Digital Government Development.
35: Digital Rights Management for E-Content and E-Technologies.
36: Distributed Workflow Management Based on UML and Web Services.
37: Dot Net and J2EE for Web Services.
38: Dot-Com Conversion at Egghead.
39: DWDM Technology and E-Government Initiatives.
40: Dynamic Planning Models for E-Business Strategy.
41: Dynamic Pricing for E-Commerce.
42: E-Banking Application and Issues in Abbey National PLC.
43: eBay's Dominance in Internet Auctions.
44: E-Business Planning and Analysis Framework.
45: E-Business Process Management and IT Governance.
46: E-Commerce Agents and Payment Systems.
47: E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce Applications Adoptions.
48: E-Commerce Challenges and Policy Considerations in Nigeria.
49: E-Commerce Consumer and Product Characteristics.
50: E-Commerce in a Digital Economy.
51: E-Commerce in Developing Countries.
52: E-Commerce in Enron.
53: E-Commerce Services Based on Mobile Agents.
54: E-Commerce Use by Chinese Consumers.
55: E-Customer Loyalty.
56: Effective Collaborative Commerce Adoption.
57: E-Government and the Construction Industry.
58: E-Government and the Digital Divide.
59: E-Government Development and Implementation.
60: E-Government Portals in Maxico1.
61: E-Government Services Framework.
62: E-Health Dot-Coms' Critical Success Factors.
63: E-Health Security and Privacy.
64: E-Learning Concepts and Development.
65: Electronic Data Interchange.
66: Electronic Voting as the Key to Ballot Reform.
67: Electronic Word-of-Mouth.
68: E-Marketplace Regression of National Trucking Exchange.
69: Emergent Semantic Web.
70: Engineering Adaptive Concept-Based Systems for the Web.
71: Enterprise Application Service Model.
72: Entrepreneur Behaviors on E-commerce Security.
73: E-Questionnaire for Innovative Adaptive-Learning Scheme.
74: E-Shoppers' Perception of Web-Based Decision Aid.
75: E-Supply Chain Orchestration.
76: EU SMEs and E-Business Innovation.
77: Evolution of Computer-Based Distance Learning.
78: Evolution of Information-Hiding Technology.
79: Evolution of Marketing to E-Marketing.
80: The Evolution of Trust in Business-to-Business E-Commerce.
81: Evolution Stages in Web Applications.
82: Exploiting Public Sector Information through Innovative E-Government Policies.
83: Failure of Furniture.com.
84: Forecasting the Stock Market with ANNs and Autonomous Agents.
85: Gambling Over the Internet.
86: Global Marketing on the Internet.
87: Governing Health Care with IT.
88: Graphical Content on Mobile Devices.
89: High Availability and Data Consistency for Three-Tier Enterprise Application.
90: History of E-Commerce.
91: Hypermedia and Associated Concepts.
92: ICT Application in Aviation.
93: Identifying E-Business Options.
94: Implementing CRM Systems in Online Enterprises.
95: Indexing Mobile Objects.
96: Information Assurance in E-Healthcare.
97: Information Integration for Relationship Management.
98: Information Privacy and E-Technologies.
99: Information Security for Legal Safety.
100: Inherent E-Commerce Barriers for SMEs.
101: Innovation Translation and E-Commerce in SMEs.
102: Integrating Conceptual Approaches to E-Government.
103: Intelligent Product Brokering and Preference Tracking Services.
104: Interaction Standards in E-Business.
105: Internet and Access to Scholarly Publications.
106: Internet in a Commodity Mining Company.
107: Internet Pharmacies.
108: Internet Search Engines.
109: Internet Technologies in Factory Automation.
110: Internet-Based Marine Maintenance Information System.