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The Virtues Architecture: A Software Infrastructure for Business-to-Business E-Commerce


Nixon, Paddy and Wade, V and Terzis, S and O'Connell, M and Dobson, S, The Virtues Architecture: A Software Infrastructure for Business-to-Business E-Commerce, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2000), 4-7 July 2000, Stafford, UK, pp. 461-466. ISBN 9789729805011 (2000) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Most discussion on the current hot topic of e-commerce focuses either on the relationship between the customer and the supplier or on the security of these interactions. In this paper we present an architecture for building business-to-business e-commerce applications. The primary objective is to develop a lightweight infrastructure for building and maintaining collaborations from partners distributed across the Internet. Within this infrastructure, techniques have been developed to aid in the location and composition of services, manage the distributed workflow process and aid in maintaining contractual obligations.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Information systems
Research Field:Inter-organisational, extra-organisational and global information systems
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Information systems, technologies and services
Objective Field:Application software packages
UTAS Author:Nixon, Paddy (Professor Paddy Nixon)
ID Code:69408
Year Published:2000
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2011-04-20
Last Modified:2014-08-18

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