A WEB-ENABLED MOBILE AGENT PLATFORM FOR E-COMMERCE AND M-COMMERCE - “The Havana Platform”

Leslie Yu, Qusay H. Mahmoud

Abstract

A side effect to our increasingly information-driven economy and lifestyle is the annoyance and headaches of information overload. Everywhere we go, we are bombarded by email, spam, online advertisements, beepers beeping, cell phones ringing, and incoming SMS messages. The wealth of information available at our fingertips online is both a blessing and a curse in disguise. This paper presents the Havana mobile agent platform, which can be integrated with the existing Web infrastructure, designed to be used for e-commerce and m-commerce applications. The platform features some unique characteristics such as its business model where all participants are locked in business contracts. With the aid of user location information, mobile agents are deployed to engage in the process of wading through the mountains of information online in order to comparison shop on behalf of the user while filtering out irrelevant information.

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Yu L. and H. Mahmoud Q. (2004). A WEB-ENABLED MOBILE AGENT PLATFORM FOR E-COMMERCE AND M-COMMERCE - “The Havana Platform” . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 425-429. DOI: 10.5220/0002641804250429


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis04,
author={Leslie Yu and Qusay H. Mahmoud},
title={A WEB-ENABLED MOBILE AGENT PLATFORM FOR E-COMMERCE AND M-COMMERCE - “The Havana Platform”},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={425-429},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002641804250429},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - A WEB-ENABLED MOBILE AGENT PLATFORM FOR E-COMMERCE AND M-COMMERCE - “The Havana Platform”
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Yu L.
AU - H. Mahmoud Q.
PY - 2004
SP - 425
EP - 429
DO - 10.5220/0002641804250429