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Research and Development in E-Business through Service-Oriented Solutions

Research and Development in E-Business through Service-Oriented Solutions
Author(s)/Editor(s): Katalin Tarnay (University of Pannonia, Hungary & Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary), Sandor Imre (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary) and Lai Xu (Bournemouth University, UK)
Copyright: ©2013
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4181-5
ISBN13: 9781466641815
ISBN10: 1466641819
EISBN13: 9781466641822


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As businesses are continuously developing new services, procedures, and standards, electronic business has emerged into an important aspect of the science field by providing various applications through efficiently and rapidly processing information among business partners.

Research and Development in E-Business through Service-Oriented Solutions highlights the main concepts of e-business as well as the advanced methods, technologies, and aspects that focus on technical support. This book is an essential reference source of professors, students, researchers, developers, and other industry experts in order to provide a vast amount of specialized knowledge sources for promoting e-business.

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The 16 chapters in this collection explain the Internet open trading protocol (IOTP) for accepting digital payment, languages for modeling business environments, methods for tracking website visitors, cloud implementation models, decision trees for data mining, and the need for business semantics alignment. Six case studies assess the e-business readiness of the Kenyan coast hospitality industry, e-business investment by Australian and Taiwanese hospitals, e-health services for mental health treatment, electronic retailing of prepared food in Australia, and the security of Malaysian Internet banking.

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Author's/Editor's Biography

Katalin Tarnay (Ed.)
Katalin Tarnay is professor emeritus at the University of Pannonia (Hungary). She received her M.Sc. degree at the Technical University of Budapest in 1956, Ph.D. degree at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1974. She developed software tools and methods for protocol engineering first in the Central Research Institute for Physics, and later in Nokia Hungary. At the same time, she was appointed full professor at the University of Pannonia and honorary professor at the Budapest University of Technology. She was author of the book “Protocol Specification and Testing” (Plenum Press, New York, 1991.) and editor of the book “Advanced Communication Protocol Technologies: Solutions, Methods and Applications” (IGI Global, Hershey, 2011).

Sandor Imre (Ed.)
Sándor Imre was born in Budapest in 1969. He received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology (BME) in 1993. Next he started his Ph.D. studies at BME and obtained dr. univ. degree in 1996, Ph.D. degree in 1999, and DSc degree from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2007. Currently he is carrying his activities as Professor and Head of Dept. of Telecommunications. He is chairman of the Telecommunication Scientific Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He is a member of the Editorial Board of two journals: Infocommunications Journal and Hungarian Telecommunications. He was invited to join the Mobile Innovation Centre as R&D director in 2005. His research interests include mobile and wireless systems, quantum computing and communications. Most importantly, he has contributions on different wireless access technologies, mobility protocols, security and privacy, reconfigurable systems, quantum computing-based algorithms and protocols.

Lai Xu (Ed.)
Lai Xu is a senior lecturer in the software systems research centre at Bournemouth University. Previously she was a senior researcher at SAP research, Switzerland, a research leader of data management group and a senior research scientist at CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia, a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Information and computing sciences of the Utrecht University, the Netherlands and the department of computer science of the Free University Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She received her Ph.D. in Computerized Information Systems from Tilburg University, The Netherlands in 2004. Her research interests include service-oriented computing, enterprise systems, business process management, business process modeling, support for business process collaboration and virtual enterprises.


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