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Semantic Issues in E-Commerce Systems : IFIP TC2 / WG2.6 Ninth Working Conference on Database Semantics April 25-28, 2001, Hong Kong - Karl Aberer

Semantic Issues in E-Commerce Systems

IFIP TC2 / WG2.6 Ninth Working Conference on Database Semantics April 25-28, 2001, Hong Kong

By: Karl Aberer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st December 2002
ISBN: 9781402073519
Number Of Pages: 344

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E-commerce systems involve a complex interaction between web-based Internet related software, application software and databases. It is clear that the success of e-commerce systems is going to be dependent not only on the technology of these systems but also on the quality of the underlying databases and supporting processes. Whilst databases have achieved considerable success in the wider marketplace, the main research effort has been on tools and techniques for high volume but based on relatively simplistic record management. The modern advanced e-commerce systems require a paradigm shift to allow the meaningful representation and manipulation of complex business information on the web and Internet. This requires the development of new methodologies, environments and tools to allow one to easily understand the underlying structure to facilitate access, manipulation and modification of such information. An essential characteristic to gain understanding and interoperability is a clearly defined semantics for e-commerce systems and databases. The focus of this volume is therefore on those issues of e-commerce systems that involve the semantics of the information represented, stored and manipulated by these systems. This not only includes methodologies for application domain modeling, formal representations of e-commerce aspects of knowledge, the role of semantics, Internet based transmission and display of data, and so on but also issues in user interfacing and process modelling, architectures that better enable integrity, consistency, interoperation reuse of components, or reports on prototypes illustrating new aspects of such systems from a semantically relevant viewpoint. The text comprises the proceedings of the Ninth Working Conference on Database Semantics, which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in Hong Kong in April 2001. This volume should be of interest to researchers and practitioners working in the areas of database management, information retrieval and data mining, and user interfaces, as applied to e-commerce.

Preface
Committees, Reviewers and Sponsors
Contracts
Contracts in E-Commerce
The Role of Contract and Component Semantics in Dynamic E-Contract Enactment Configuration
A Dynamic License Agreement System for Reuse of Web Contents
Security Issues
Secure E-Commerce Transactions, Modeling and Implementation Aspects
From Call for Tenders to Sealed-Bid Auction for Mediated Ecommerce
Web Notary Systems for Privacy Keeping E-Commerce
Process Interoperability
Seamless Integration of Inquiry and Transactional Tasks in Web Applications
An XML-based Interorganizational Knowledge Mediation Scheme to Support B2B Solution
Views for Inter-organization Workflow in an E-commerce Environment
Semantics Mining
Capturing the Semantics of Web Log Data by Navigation Matrices
Discovery of Semantic Relationships among Web Pages Based on Web Topic Structures
WebSifter: An Ontological Web-Mining Agent for E-Business
Using Metadata for Integration
Infomediation for E-business enabled Supply Chains: A Semantics Based Approach
An Analysis of Integration Problems of XML-Based Catalogs for B2B Electronic Commerce
A Model to Support E-Catalog Integration
Service Integration
The IRules Project - Using Active Rules for the Integration of Distributed Software Components
Towards A Semantic Framework for Service Description
Application Modeling
A Model-Based Approach to Web-Application Development
The Importance of Ownership for E-Commerce
Constraints as Mobile Specifications in E-Commerce Applications
Author Index
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ISBN: 9781402073519
ISBN-10: 1402073518
Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 31st December 2002
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.62
Weight (kg): 1.13