State-of-the-Art in Modeling and Deployment of Electronic Contracts

  • Kamalakar Karlapalem
  • P. Radha Krishna
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4231)


Modeling and deployment of e-contracts is a challenging task because of the involvement of both technological and business aspects. There are several frameworks and systems available in the literature. Some works mainly deal with the automatic handling of paper contracts and others provide monitoring and enactment of contracts. Because contracts evolve, it is useful to have a system that models and enacts the evolution of e-contracts. This tutorial mainly covers basic concepts of e-contracts, modeling frameworks and deployment scenarios of e-contracts. Specific case studies from current literature and business practices will illustrate the current state of the art, and help enumerate the open research problems that need to be addressed.


Specific Case Study Deployment Scenario Open Research Problem Business Aspect Advance Information System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kamalakar Karlapalem
    • 1
  • P. Radha Krishna
    • 2
  1. 1.International Institute of Information TechnologyHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Institute for Development and Research in Banking TechnologyHyderabadIndia

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