Agent Systems in Electronic Business (Advances in Electronic Business Series, vol. 3), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599045907
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045900
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 387 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
List of Reviewers.
1: Overview.
2: Patterns for Designing Agent-Based E-Business Systems.
3: Agent Technologies in Electronic Commerce Transactions.
4: The Evolution of Comparison-Shopping Agents.
5: A Study of Intelligent Shopping Support: A Case Study of Outbound Group Package-Tour Products in Taiwan.
6: Agent-Based Matching of Demands and Supplies in Business Transactions Formation.
7: Evolutionary Auction Design for Agent-Based Marketplaces.
8: Agent Technologies in Electronic Business Processes.
9: An Inter-Organizational Business Process Study from Agents Interaction Perspective.
10: Applications of Agent-Based Technology as Coordination and Cooperation in the Supply Chain Based E-Business.
11: An Agent-Based Framework for Emergent Process Management.
12: Beyond Intelligent Agents: E-Sensors for Supporting Supply Chain Collaboration and Preventing the Bullwhip Effect.
13: Agent Technologies in E-Business Infrastructure.
14: An Automated Negotiation Mechanism for Agent Based on International Joint Ventures.
15: An Agent-Mediated Middleware Service Framework for E-Logistics.
16: A Multi-Agent System Approach to Mobile Negotiation Support Mechanism by Integrating Case-Based Reasoning and Fuzzy Cognitive Map.
17: A Study of Malicious Agents in Open Multi-Agent Systems: The Economic Perspective and Simulation.
18: Cross-Fertilized Techniques in Business Antomation.
19: Features for Killer Apps from a Semantic Web Perspective.
20: Semantic Location Modeling for Mobile Enterprises.
21: Service Composition Approaches for Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: A Survey.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.