A contract layered architecture for regulating cross-organisational business processes

Mohsen Rouached*, Olivier Perrin, Claude Godart

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Abstract

As technology infrastructure becomes available for electronic exchange of contracts, the IT community is becoming more interested in modeling of contracts as governance structures for inter-organisational interactions and business processes. This paper investigates e-contract modeling and monitoring. Subsquently, we propose a contract layered model that allows for the convenient monitoring of multi-party contracts during contract fulfillment and reduces complexity of interrelationships. Communication between contract parties relies on a event-based mechanism which extends the scope and flexibility of our model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)410-415
Number of pages6
JournalLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume3649
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • Business process management
  • E-contract modeling and analysis
  • Event-based monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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