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25th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference. COMPSAC 2001 (2001)
Chicago, Illinois
Oct. 8, 2001 to Oct. 12, 2001
ISSN: 0730-3157
ISBN: 0-7695-1372-7
pp: 596
Peng Li , University of Texas at Dallas
JayaBharath Goluguri , University of Texas at Dallas
I-Ling Yen , University of Texas at Dallas
Ann Tai , IA Tech, Inc.
ABSTRACT
In this paper, we discuss a multi-criteria transaction model to address problems encountered in large-scale E-commerce transaction processing systems. A multi-criteria transaction (MCT) is a generalized transaction where users can specify their preferences in a request by specifying multiple criteria in the transaction. With each criteria specification, a set of alternate execution paths is included. Thus, an MCT is less likely to fail. Moreover, the MCT model allows easy extraction of criteria from a set of transactions and, hence, optimal decisions can be made to achieve better customer satisfaction. We discuss the design of a MCT processing system and compare the MCT model to conventional transaction processing approaches.
INDEX TERMS
Electronic commerce, multidatabase system, multi-criteria transaction model, transaction processing system
CITATION

A. Tai, I. Yen, J. Goluguri and P. Li, "Multi-Criteria Transaction for E-Commerce Applications," 25th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference. COMPSAC 2001(COMPSAC), Chicago, Illinois, 2001, pp. 596.
doi:10.1109/CMPSAC.2001.960673
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