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

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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. SECTION 1: TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICE-ORIENTED SOLUTIONS CONSISTS OF TEN CHAPTERS
    2. SECTION 2: SELECTED CASE STUDIES CONSISTS OF 6 CHAPTERS
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Technologies and Service-Oriented Solutions
    1. Chapter 1: E-Business Modeling Languages
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF BUSINESS MODELING LANGUAGES
      4. ENTERPRISE COMPUTING BACKGROUND
      5. WORKFLOW PATTERNS
      6. BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING NOTATION
      7. BUSINESS PROCESS EXECUTION LANGUAGE
      8. OTHER PROCESS MODELING LANGUAGES
      9. CHOREOGRAPHY MODELING LANGUAGES
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 2: IOTP and Payments Protocols
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ELECTRONIC PAYMENT AND SECURITY
      5. MARKUP AND MODELING LANGUAGES SUPPORTING E-BUSINESS
      6. E-BUSINESS SUPPORTING PROTOCOLS
      7. IOTP
      8. IOTP
      9. PAYMENTS PROTOCOLS
      10. MICROPAYMENTS PROTOCOLS
      11. MOBILE PAYMENT PROTOCOLS
      12. FUTURE TRENDS AND CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Business Intelligence and Data Mining
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HOW DATA MINING WORKS
      4. DATA MINING PREPROCESSING TECHNIQUES
      5. A VERY BRIEF COMPARISON OF CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHMS
      6. WHY AND HOW DO CLUSTERING?
      7. BEHAVIORAL TARGETING IN PRACTICE
      8. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE OVER DATA MINING
      9. CONCLUSIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Decision Trees and Random Forest for Privacy-Preserving Data Mining
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PRIVACY-PRESERVING DECISION TREES
      5. PRIVACY-PRESERVING RANDOM FOREST
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Business Semantics Alignment for Business Process Model Integration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SEMANTIC ANALYSIS FOR MODEL INTEGRATION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Service Oriented Business Process Modeling Today and Tomorrow
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STATE OF THE ART BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT
      4. TYPES OF BUSINESS PROCESS RELATED SERVICE COMPOSITIONS
      5. BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING AND EXECUTION LANGUAGES
      6. BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING LANGUAGES AND VERIFICATION TOOLS
      7. FUTURE OF RESEARCH IN BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING
      8. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Tracking and Fingerprinting in E-Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROFILING AND USER PRIVACY ON THE WEB
      4. BASIS OF TRACKING: REGULAR TECHNIQUES
      5. HISTORY STEALING AND COUNTERMEASURES
      6. FINGERPRINTING ON THE WEB
      7. CONCLUSION: IS THERE ROOM FOR COOKIELESS TRACKING?
    8. Chapter 8: A Practical Cloud Services Implementation Framework for E-Businesses
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. NEED FOR THE CLOUD TRANSFORMATION
      5. CLOUD MODELS AND E-BUSINESSES
      6. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR CLOUD SERVICES IN E-BUSINESS
      7. IMPLICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    9. Chapter 9: Cloud Selection for E-Business A Parameter Based Solution
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE SURVEY
      4. CHALLENGES AND ISSUES
      5. PROPOSED SOLUTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE SCOPE
    10. Chapter 10: English Auction Issues in Mobile E-Commerce
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOBILE E-COMMERCE
      4. ENGLISH AUCTION ISSUES IN M-COMMERCE
      5. NECESSITY OF AUTOMATING AUCTIONING PROCESS
      6. RELATED WORKS
      7. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 2: Selected Case Studies
    1. Chapter 11: E-Business Adoption Framework in the Hospitality Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 12: E-Business Investment Evaluation and Outsourcing Practices in Australian and Taiwanese Hospitals
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. RESEARCH FINDINGS
      6. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND LIMITATIONS
    3. Chapter 13: A Review into E-Health Services and Therapies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR IMPACT UPON WELLBEING
      4. VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS SUPPORTING E-HEALTH THERAPY
      5. 3-D VIRTUAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITIES: AN E-HEALTH APPLICATION FOR MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 14: Electronic Retailing of Prepared Food in Australia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DRIVERS TO ELECTRONIC RETAILING
      5. BARRIERS TO ELECTRONIC RETAILING
      6. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ELECTRONIC RETAILING
      7. CASE STUDY
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 15: Understanding Security in Consumer Adoption of Internet Banking
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PROBLEMS
      5. BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 16: Towards Understanding the Intention to Use and Continuance Usage Intention of E-Filing System in Malaysia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      6. CHALLENGES AND BARRIER TO E-GOVERNMENT CONTINUOUS ADOPTION
      7. IMPACT OF E-GOVERNMENT FAILURES
      8. THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors