English auction issues in mobile e-commerce

Nandini Sidnal, Sunilkumar S. Manvi

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Advances in electronic-commerce (e-commerce) have resulted in significant progress towards strategies, requirements, and development of e-commerce applications. With the increasing number of e-commerce services over mobile devices, there are certain issues to be resolved before the deployment of complete mobile e-commerce (m-commerce). The various kinds of issues that can be generally classified in mobile e-commerce are technological (network, client, software, etc.) and application (user interface, security, etc.) issues and in particular the issues in auctioning process are classified into service discovery, customization, closing price prediction, and bidding categories. Recently, agent technology is playing a dominant role in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), distributed computing, and Internet commerce. Agents are set to represent on behalf of customers and vendors in m-commerce to resolve the various issues in the near future. This chapter presents the various issues in m-commerce including issues in English auctions as the major focus that needs to be tackled to make m-commerce successful in the coming years. It provides solutions to some of the challenges by employing cognitive agents. It also presents architectures, techniques, and surveys of the auctioning process in mobile e-commerce.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch and Development in E-Business through Service-Oriented Solutions
PublisherIGI Global Publishing
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781466641822
ISBN (Print)1466641819, 9781466641815
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2013
Externally publishedYes


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