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Privacy Tradeoffs in eCommerce: Agent-Based Delegation for Payoff Maximization

  • Abdulsalam Yassine
  • Ali Asghar Nazari Shirehjini
  • Shervin Shirmohammadi
  • Thomas T. Tran
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 157)

Abstract

Collecting and analysis of personal information are among the most far-reaching development in e-commerce. Such endeavor, however, has resulted in the unprecedented attrition of individual privacy. This paper describes an agent-based system that allows consumers to benefit from the dissemination of their personal information. The implementation and analysis of such system are provided in this paper.

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Service Provider Personal Information Risk Premium Privacy Cost Privacy Risk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdulsalam Yassine
    • 1
  • Ali Asghar Nazari Shirehjini
    • 1
  • Shervin Shirmohammadi
    • 1
  • Thomas T. Tran
    • 1
  1. 1.Distributed and Collaborative Virtual Environment Research Laboratory School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE)University of OttawaOttawaCanada

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