Hartmut Vogler

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The integration of context information (especially location information) into mobile applications and services is one of the most crucial requirements to achieve a broader usability and hence acceptance of these. So far location information is used for typical business-to-consumer applications such as mobile-MapQuest or ATM-finder. The application of(More)
Mobile agents are no longer a theoretical issue since different architectures for their realization have been proposed. With the increasing market of electronic commerce it becomes an interesting aspect to use autonomous mobile agents for electronic business transactions. Being involved in money transactions, supplementary security features for mobile agent(More)
The paradigm of mobile agents offers a powerful and flexible opportunity to develop distributed applications on a high-level of abstraction. One of the most interesting tasks for mobile agents is an active search for relevant information in non-local domains on behalf of their users. A mobile agent will be sent out on behalf of an user to various host(More)
Mobile agents offer a new possibility for the development of applications in distributed systems and are no longer a theoretical issue since different architectures for their implementations have been proposed. With the increasing market of electronic commerce it becomes an interesting aspect to use autonomous mobile agents for electronic business(More)
Duplicate records are a major problem and duplicate invoices are a specific example of this. The detection of duplicate invoices is a critical issue for business since duplicate invoices can result in a company paying more than once for goods or services ordered. Past experience has shown that generic duplicate record detection techniques are not very(More)
The paradigm of mobile agents reached its popularity and attraction from typical application scenarios, which are located in the area of electronic commerce. In these common application scenarios, mobile agents get a task from its owner to buy certain goods. To fulfill this task, the agent wanders to various merchants and collects information about the(More)