Christian Pichler

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Traditional standards for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), such as EDIFACT and ANSI X12, have been employed in Business-to-Business (B2B) e-commerce for decades. Due to their wide industry coverage and long-standing establishment, they will presumably continue to play an important role for some time. EDI systems are typically not " process-aware " , i.e.,(More)
Today, there exists a huge variety of business document models for electronic data exchange among business partners used in business-to-business, business-to-government, as well as government-to-government business transactions. Thus, it becomes inevitable to process differing document models in daily business, unless a commonly agreed standard is(More)
—Electronic data interchange (EDI) is inevitable in enabling successful collaborations between different business partners. Exchanging information electronically requires standardized formats for information exchange. There exist a variety of standards including bottom-up standards as well as top-down standards. However, business partners may utilize(More)
The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and eBusi-ness (UN/CEFACT) standardizes business documents for electronic data interchange. Their approaches towards UN/EDIFACT and XML have later been followed by a conceptual modeling approach called Core Components (CC). Having used this approach for four years in practice, it became evident that the(More)
Assertions are recognized in the industry to be a major improvement in functional RTL verification flows. Today's standard assertion languages, such as SVA [1] and PSL [2], are very expressive, capable of describing sophisticated temporal design behavior at different abstraction levels. Nevertheless, most assertion users stick to writing simple assertions(More)
—Exchanging structured business documents is inevitable for successful collaboration in electronic commerce. A prerequisite, for fostering the interoperability between business partners utilizing different business document standards, is a mapping between different standards. However, the effort involved in creating those mappings is hard to estimate. For(More)
  • Dipl.-Ing Konrad Wieland, Betreuung: O Univ, Ing Dipl, Mag, Gerti Kappel, O Univ +17 others
  • 2012
Model-driven software engineering (MDSE), which has recently gained momentum in academia as well as in industry, changed the way in which modern software systems are built. In MDSE, the task of programming, i.e., writing code in a textual programming language, is replaced by modeling in a language such as the Unified Modeling Language (UML). The powerful(More)
The United Nations Centre for Trace Facilitation and eBusiness (UN/CEFACT) provides a conceptual approach named Core Components for defining business document types based on generic, reusable building blocks. For facilitating interoperability in Electronic Data Interchange, these reusable building blocks are defined in an all-embracing manner. Accordingly,(More)