63.707 Electronic Commerce

Electronic Commerce

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38716
Status Active

This course provides a foundation on digital commerce and e-business research for PhD. students. It will cover both technological and managerial aspects off managing e-business operations in either a pure (Dot.Com) organization or traditional organization (bricks-and-click). Issues covered include interactive marketing and market-spaces, agent-based commerce and intelligent markets, electronic shopping carts, user interface issues, EDI transaction via Extranets, database interfaces, personalization and targeted communications, security, encryption, and payment systems, privacy and intellectual property. Students will be conducting literature review in each of these key e-business areas and identify potential future research directions.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 49.731 Statistics.