Evaluating the Quality of Reference Models
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.
KeywordsReference Model Semantic Property Electronic Commerce Quality Framework Syntactic Property
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