Terrence C. Poon

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SweetDeal is a rule-based approach to representation of business contracts that enables software agents to create, evaluate, negotiate, and execute contracts with substantial automation and modularity. It builds upon the situated courteous logic programs knowledge representation in RuleML, the emerging standard for Semantic Web XML rules. Here, we newly(More)
and Introduction A key challenge in e-commerce is to specify the terms of the deal between buyers and sellers, e.g., pricing and description of goods/services. In previous work [cite EC-99, CI-02], we have developed an approach that automates such business contracts by representing and communicating them as modular logic-program rules. That approach, now(More)
We address the problem in automated knowledge-based e-contracts of how to represent exception handling provisions – which in many (if not most) natural language contracts constitute the majority of the contract's volume. We make three main novel contributions. First, we newly extend the previous SweetDeal e-contracting approach to incorporate ontology(More)
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