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Using Policies in the Checking of Business to Business Contracts

Linington, Peter F. and Neal, Stephen (2003) Using Policies in the Checking of Business to Business Contracts. In: Lutfiyya, H. and Moffat, J. and Garcia, F., eds. Proceedings POLICY 2003: IEEE 4th International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks. IEEE, pp. 207-218. ISBN 0-7695-1933-4. (doi:10.1109/POLICY.2003.1206975) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The mechanization of business-to-business contract enforcement requires a clear architecture and a clear and unambiguous underpinning model of the way permissions and obligations are managed within organizations. Policies will need to be expressed in terms of the basic model, and the expressive power available will depend, in part, on the ability to compose sets of policies derived from different sources. The models used must reflect the structure of the organizations concerned and how the behaviour of organizations is constrained by broader shared rules. This paper considers a contract monitoring system intended to provide automated checking of business to business contracts, sets out a suitable model and explains how it can be used to guide the representation and control of contracts in a prototype monitoring system.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/POLICY.2003.1206975
Uncontrolled keywords: contracts; business; permission; computerized monitoring; power system modeling; automatic control; prototypes; web services; middleware; humans
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2019 11:17 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13973 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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