Sciweavers

Share
WISE
2005
Springer

Towards the Automation of E-Negotiation Processes Based on Web Services - A Modeling Approach

12 years 5 months ago
Towards the Automation of E-Negotiation Processes Based on Web Services - A Modeling Approach
Abstract. E-Negotiation is the process of conducting negotiations between business partners using electronic means. The interest in e-negotiation is motivated by its potential to provide business partners with more efficient processes, enabling them to draft better contracts in less time. Most of today’s e-marketplaces support some form of enegotiation. Numerous attempts are being made to design e-marketplaces that support more than one negotiation protocol. The main problem in designing these e-marketplaces is the lack of a systematic approach. In our view, the e-marketplace enforces negotiation protocols and therefore should make them available for consultation by humans and for automation by software agents. Separating the protocols from the e-negotiation media is a step towards a configurable e-marketplace. In this paper we address the requirements for modeling e-negotiation protocols. Then we adopt the Statechart formalism as a modeling language and provide descriptions of fiv...
Stefanie Rinderle, Morad Benyoucef
Added 25 Jun 2010
Updated 25 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2005
Where WISE
Authors Stefanie Rinderle, Morad Benyoucef
Comments (0)
books