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Extending conceptual models for Web based applications

Edmond, David, Oaks, Phillipa, Spork, Murray, & ter Hofstede, Arthur (2003) Extending conceptual models for Web based applications. In Proceedings of Conceptual Modelling - ER 2003: 22nd International Conference on Conceptual Modelling, Springer, Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 216-231.

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Abstract

The next phase envisioned for the World Wide Web is automated ad-hoc interaction between intelligent agents, web services, databases and semantic web enabled applications. Although at present this appears to be a distant objective, there are practical steps that can be taken to advance the vision. We propose an extension to classical conceptual models to allow the definition of application components in terms of public standards and explicit semantics, thus building into web-based applications, the foundation for shared understanding and interoperability. The use of external definitions and the need to store outsourced type information internally, brings to light the issue of object identity in a global environment, where object instances may be identified by multiple externally controlled identification schemes. We illustrate how traditional conceptual models may be augmented to recognise and deal with multiple identities.

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ID Code: 24939
Item Type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 3540202994
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Springer
Deposited On: 18 Jun 2009 00:49
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 22:57

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