Integrating Mobile and Intelligent Agents in Advanced E-commerce: A Survey [chapter]

Ryszard Kowalczyk, Mihaela Ulieru, Rainer Unland
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The paper attempts to survey the existing research and development efforts involving the use of mobile agents and intelligent agents for advanced e-commerce solutions. In particular it aims at providing a representative view of the current research trends in developing intelligent and mobile agentmediated e-commerce including location-aware, mobile and networked comparison-shopping, auction bidding and contract negotiation. A number of selected agent systems are presented with short overviews
more » ... d then discussed in the context of agent-mediated e-commerce including the scope and specific solutions they address, provided support for agents' migration and users' mobility, and deployment approaches. Finally, a summary of the considered systems is presented together with some concluding remarks including the current state and trends in developing mobile and intelligent agents in advanced agentmediated e-commerce.
doi:10.1007/3-540-36559-1_22 fatcat:6gwq5sea3fbvxnimt7ssv55unm