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Global trader cooperation in open service markets

  • S. Müller
  • K. Müller-Jones
  • W. Lamersdorf
  • T. Tu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1161)

Abstract

Client support for service access in open distributed systems plays an increasingly important role in the context of Open Distributed Processing (ODP). Examples for that include ODP's early standardisation efforts in the field of an ODP trading function and recent efforts of the Object Management Group's (OMG) to standardise a trading facility as one of its CORBA “Common Object Services”. In addition to that, integrating different local trader functions in order to extend service access support beyond local network boundaries recently became an increasingly important new trading function.

Based upon respective standardisation activities for trader cooperation in open service environments, this paper first elaborates on various ways to integrate cooperating local trading facilities into a global, distributed trading function. It then reports on specific prototyping experiences made in the international research project on Interworking Of Traders (IWT). Within this context, the paper focuses specifically on various aspects of designing and implementing a trader link management component that forms the basis for set up, maintenance, and coordination of global trader cooperations.

Keywords

Service Type Indirect Interaction Type Manager Service Offer Service Mediation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Müller
    • 1
  • K. Müller-Jones
    • 1
  • W. Lamersdorf
    • 1
  • T. Tu
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science Dept.Hamburg UniversityHamburg

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