Evaluating the Quality of Reference Models

  • Vojislav B.
  • J. Leon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1920)


The process of system design often begins with the selection of an appropriate reference model. Model selection necessitates a good understanding of the system to be developed, as well as of the reference models available for that particular type of systems. In this paper, we propose a conceptual framework for comparing reference models, based on an elaboration of a linguistics-based classification approach. This framework is applied to the comparative analysis of two well known reference models for electronic commerce.


Reference Model Semantic Property Electronic Commerce Quality Framework Syntactic Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vojislav B.
    • 1
  • J. Leon
    • 2
  1. 1.The Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyKowloonHong Kong
  2. 2.University of ArizonaTucsonArizona

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