BIS 2000 pp 82-90 | Cite as

Integration and Mediation of Information Sources in an Open Market Environment

  • Michael Christoffel
  • Sebastian Pulkowski
  • Peter C. Lockemann
Conference paper


Providing and accessing scientific information will increasingly follow a strict market regimen. Needed is a system architecture that supports an information market that is open, heterogeneous and dynamic. The objective of the paper is to find answers to the design of novel intermediaries that serve two purposes: to make the market truly open by easing the integration of existing and new providers, and still to maintain market transparency for customers and providers.


Information Source Supply Chain Management Electronic Commerce User Agent Reference Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Christoffel
    • 1
  • Sebastian Pulkowski
    • 2
  • Peter C. Lockemann
    • 1
  1. 1.Fakultät für InformatikUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.University LibraryUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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