Generic trading service in telecommunication platforms

  • A. Puder
  • K. Römer
Applications of Conceptual Graphs
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1257)


Telecommunication companies are currently defining a Telecommunications Information Networking Architecture (TINA) to meet the future demands of electronic markets. As part of such standardization efforts generic services are being defined. As well we demonstrate how a knowledge-based approach using conceptual graphs helps to develop a generic service for the mediation of services. The prototype of a knowledge-based trader is built according to the client/server paradigm which allows access to this service in a heterogeneous environment. This paper describes service mediation in general and the details of matching service offers and requests.


TINA RM-ODP type system interface definition language trading 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Puder
    • 1
  • K. Römer
    • 2
  1. 1.Deutsche Telekom AGResearch CentreDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of FrankfurtFrankfurtGermany

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