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Asia-Pacific Conference on Quality Software (2001)
Hong Kong
Dec. 10, 2001 to Dec. 11, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1287-9
pp: 0387
X. Wang , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
S.-C. Cheung , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
J. Wei , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
ABSTRACT
This paper presents an approach to modelling e- commerce protocols in a combined language of CSP and Z. It is illustrated by a practical application on one of the most important Internet retailing protocol, Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP). Compared to related works in formal modelling and analysis of e-commerce protocols, our approach concentrates more on realistically capturing the XML document exchange processes of the protocols, which we believe is central to most e-commerce protocols. For this purpose we adopt a combination of CSP and Z formalism with new extensions, which finally proves to be expressive in describing both the data and the behavior aspects of the document exchange process.
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J. Wei, X. Wang and S. Cheung, "On the Modelling of Document Exchange Processes in E-Commerce Protocols," Asia-Pacific Conference on Quality Software(APAQS), Hong Kong, 2001, pp. 0387.
doi:10.1109/APAQS.2001.990044
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