Date Added: Jan 2012
E-shopping has grown in popularity over the years, mainly because people find it convenient and easy to buy various items comfortably from their office or home. This paper has proposed a personalized e-shopping system, which makes use of agent technology to enhance the automation and efficiency of shopping process in Internet commerce. The agent technology is used to enhance the customer's needs which include availability, speedy response time, and efficiency. Agent for e-Shopping creates connectivity on an anytime-anywhere-any-device-basis to provide the specific goods required by the consumers. But Internet being heterogeneous and non secure medium; privacy, authenticity, integrity, and non-repudiation are the key requirements to be addressed by such systems where face to face interaction is not possible.