A review for ubiquitous commerce research and application (2000-2009)

Liyi Zhang, Qihua Liu
2011 International Journal of Mobile Communications  
As the next generation of business model, ubiquitous commerce (u-commerce) triggered a lot of attention among the academic circle, enterprises and governmental agencies. We review the literature on u-commerce, and suggest directions for research in this still emerging field. The 171 papers about u-commerce (2000)(2001)(2002)(2003)(2004)(2005)(2006)(2007)(2008)(2009) are classified and the results are presented based on a scheme that consists of three distinct layers: the theory layer, the
more » ... logy layer and the application layer. The paper's results could significantly help other researchers by providing a source of authoritative review and papers classified per subject and research method used. Biographical notes: Liyi Zhang is a Professor and Dean of the Department of Information System and E-commerce in the School of Information Management, Wuhan University. His research interests include information system, e-commerce and information retrieval. He has published five books, over 40 academic papers in refereed journals and international conference proceedings. Qihua Liu is a PhD candidate in Management Science and Engineering in the School of Information Management, Wuhan University. His research and consulting interests include electronic commerce, mobile commerce, ubiquitous commerce and information aggregation. He has published a number of academic papers in some important journals and international conference proceedings.
doi:10.1504/ijmc.2011.037954 fatcat:ga6zeu3iujennpmxfpkr5ukczq