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)
—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)
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)
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)
—E-marketplaces on the worldwide Web are information and transaction silos, which in the general case don't allow transactions across their boundaries. The consequence is that the Web, often termed the global marketplace, is fragmented along the dimensions of geography, content domain, supply or demand, user base, and many more. This fragmentation makes it(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)