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Payment Technologies for E-Commerce [Hardcover]

By Weidong Kou (Editor)
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Electronic payment is the economic backbone of all e-commerce transactions. This book covers the major subjects related to e-payment such as, for example, public key infrastructure, smart cards, payment agents, digital cash, SET protocols, and micro-payment. Its first part covers the infrastructure for secure e-payment over the Internet, whereas in the second part a variety of e-payment methods and systems are described.

This edited volume offers a well-written and sound technical overview of the state of the art in e-payment for e-business developers, graduate students, and consultants. It is also ideally suited for classes and training courses in e-commerce or e-payment.

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Pages   320
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   1.35 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Apr 28, 2003
Publisher   Springer
ISBN  3540440070  
ISBN13  9783540440079  

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More About Weidong Kou

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! <P>Dr. Weidong Kou is a Chief Architect and a Senior Manager of IBM Greater China Group, and an Adjunct Professor of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He was a Dean of the School of Computer Science at Xidian University, a Director of the Chinese Key Laboratory on Integrated Services Networks (ISN), and an Associate Director of the E-Business Technology Institute at the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Kou is a Laureate of 2004 Friendship Award of China, the most prestige award and the highest honor from Chinese National Government to recognize an international expert. He has over 12 years of industry experience in IBM, AT&amp;T, and Siemens in North America. Dr. Kou was elected as a Member of the New York Academy of Sciences in 1992. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE. </P> <P></P> <P>Dr. Yelena Yesha is an Exceptional Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Formerly, she served as the Director of the Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences at NASA. Dr. Yesha is a Senior Member of IEEE, and a Member of the ACM. </P>

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Solid & Easy To Read  Feb 7, 2005
I thought this's a very "typical" academic text book with lots of complex and head-spinning algorithms pointing you to nowhere. And, I was wrong.

Truly, I'm impressed. This book not only fills with rich contents on electronic payments and case studies, but also it's well written in a simple, easy-to-read style. For people like me who wants to know more about payment technologies in electronic commerce, you will find this book very helpful. In general, this book is divided into two parts. The first part covers the fundamental knowledge on security infrastructure, like basic security, cryptography, digital signatures, authentication, PKI, as well as smart cards, biometrics usage in electronic commerce. The second part gets you to the heart of various e-payment systems, like digital cash, digital checks, SET, credit card payment, and micropayments, etc. For each e-payment systems, the book depicts the protocols to help readers to understand the overall process. It addresses the pros and cons. It shows some case studies in real life application scenarios such as Octopus Card in Hong Kong, Visa Cash, and PayPal, etc. For advanced readers, lots of leads can also be found from the reference page for further readings. Overall, this is no doubt an excellent book on electronic payment technologies. Very solid!

(Reviewed by Otto Yuen, 06-Feb-2005)

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