Agent-based consumer learning in e-commerce

Xiaoqing Li
2007 International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations  
In the age of information and knowledge, the role of business companies is not only just to sell products and services, but also to educate their consumers. Educating consumers with extremely diversified backgrounds about technical knowledge is an important part of competitive advantage. To succeed, modern companies need to develop the best education technologies and teaching philosophies. The intelligent agents can play a right role in the personalized education of online consumers, because
more » ... elligent agents can learn the consumers' learning preferences and styles and recommend the best learning strategies. Educated and informed consumers are smarter and more confident in their buying decisions. This paper investigates using intelligent agents to support consumer learning and proposes an agent-based consumer learning support framework.
doi:10.1504/ijnvo.2007.012083 fatcat:svkklv353nbmtiw577dk2ayfma