An integrated model of workflows, e-contracts and solution implementation

Mizuho Iwaihara*, Haiying Jiang, Yahiko Kambayashi

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Electronic-contracts (e-contracts) are structured models of business contracts. Business transactions between enterprises can be supported by inter-workflows based on standards. However, exceptions, namely problematic situations whose solutions are not specified in the workflow design, are not well supported in the proposed models. Such exceptions need to be resolved observing e-contracts. Discussion and decision-making by participants are necessary for interpreting e-contracts and agreeing on a solution. In this paper, we propose Workflow-Contract-Solution model (WCS model) to support such e-contract oriented execution of business processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages1390-1395
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventApplied Computing 2004 - Proceedings of the 2004 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - Nicosia, Cyprus
Duration: 2004 Mar 142004 Mar 17

Conference

ConferenceApplied Computing 2004 - Proceedings of the 2004 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
Country/TerritoryCyprus
CityNicosia
Period04/3/1404/3/17

Keywords

  • Business process
  • E-contract
  • Workflows

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software

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