Mobile Commerce and Wireless Computing Systems

Geoffrey Elliott, Nigel Phillips

  • 出版商: Addison Wesley
  • 出版日期: 2003-08-15
  • 售價: $980
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$931
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 552
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0201752409
  • ISBN-13: 9780201752403





Mobile Commerce and Wireless Computing Systems looks at the technical domain of m-commerce, which consists of the buying and selling of goods and services through wireless handheld devices. The book discusses the what, why, and how of m-commerce with a focus on mobile networking and mobile commerce applications. The book starts by covering the theory behind mobile commerce, then puts the theory into practice, covering technologies, approaches, applications, and design issues. It also examines strategic planning options needed in a mobile commerce world.

Table of Contents

1. Defining Mobile Commerce and Electronic Business.


Reference Models.

The “E” and “M” Prefixes.

Mobile Commerce v Electronic Business.

2. Static and Mobile Networking.

Network and Mobile Operating Systems.

Networked Computer Systems Architectures and Topologies.

Distributed and Mobile Systems Environments.

Internet-Extended and Internet-Centric Applications.

Software Development and the Internet.

Mobile and Internet Protocols.

Wireless Applications Protocol (WAP).

Dynamic Programming (XML, WML).

Networked Wireless Systems Architectures.

Transmission Standards and Protocols.

M-Commerce Technology Standards.

3. Telecommunications.

Performance and Limitations of Networked Computer Systems Architectures.

Design, Construction, and Cost Constraints of Distributed Computer Systems.

Mobile Technology Implications Within Distributed Computing Environments.

M-Commerce Topologies and Wireless Architectures.

Fixed and Wireless Telecommunication Architectures.

Driving Forces Behind Networking and Distributed Computing.

Transmission Parameters and Digital Applications Environments.

Data Synchronization Technologies.

Access Security and Third Generation Mobile Networks.

Public Key Infrastructures (PKI) and Key Management Architectures.

Thin Client Technology and Legacy System.

Agent Technologies and M-Commerce.

Maintaining M-Commerce Networks.

4. Business Applications.

The Internet-Based Business Environment.

The Wireless-Based Networked Environment.

Mobile Enterprise Business Applications (MEBAs).

Cybernetics and Enhanced Business Domains.

E-Business Architectures and Methods.

M-Commerce Architectures and Methods.

Technological Development and Organizational Change.

Push and Pull Workflow Systems.

Long Running Transactions.

Integrated Mobile Business Environments.

Information and Knowledge Portals.

User Cognitive Maps and Customer Profiling.

Smart Agents and Intelligent Search.

5. Mobile Systems Design.

Capabilities and Applications.

The M-Commerce Systems Hierarchy.

Motivating Scenarios.

Customer-Retail Models of Business.

Supplier-Organization Models of Business.

Organization-Organization Models of Business.

Customer Enabling Technologies.

Integrated M-Commerce Systems.

Auditing the Processes of M-Commerce and E-Business.

Mobility and Demand.

Mobility and Supply.

6. Systems Integration.

Holistic Systems Integration.

Mobile Internet Computing.

Electronic Business and the Internet.

Smart Cards and Electronic Payment Systems.

Digital Signatures and Electronic ID within Mobile Commerce.

Mobile Devices and Application Version Management.

Internet Enabled Business Environments.

Organizational Operating Environments.

Global Internet Commerce.

Internet-User Evaluation .

WAP-User Evaluation.

Industrial and Business Cases for M-Commerce.

Exercising Income from M-Commerce Systems.

7. Social and Economic Implications.

M-Commerce Security and the Law.

Social and Economic Infrastructure of M-Commerce.

Service and Pricing Strategies of M-Commerce.

The Costs and Charges of Mobile Internet Access.

Encryption Issues in Mobile Commerce Security.

Privacy and Freedom.

Knowledge Management and M-Commerce.

Embedded Mobile Technology (e.g. “Bluetooth”).

Government and Educational Applications.

Global Strategic M-Commerce Thinking and Practice.

8. Global M-Commerce Futures.

Historical Trend Analysis.

The Application of “Bluetooth” Technologies.

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).

M-Commerce Planning Cycles.

M-Commerce Business Integration Strategies.

M-Commerce Opportunity Analysis.

Existing and Future Mobile Commerce Systems in Business.

M-Commerce System Rollout and Total Cost of Ownership.

Research and Development.

The Directions of M-Commerce.


Multiple Choice Tests.

Group and Individual Directed Learning.