Towards a Formal Language for E-Contracting

1999-12-13


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Table of Contents

Towards a Formal Language for E-Contracting

Contract Cycle

Business Communication

Contract Formation & E-commerce

Motivating Example: Pizza Ordering Dialogue

Speech Acts (I)

Speech Acts (II)

The structure of Promises

Peterís Request

Peterís Request ( modified)

Susanís acknowledgement

Susanís promise to deliver

Susanís promise to deliver (modified)

Susanís assertion on price

What about the effects of performatives?

The effects of Susanís promise

Extensions/Modifications to FLBC

Keeping a Promise (Kimbrough)

Keeping a Promise Generically (modified)

State of Play and Future Work

Author: Aspassia Daskalopulu

Email: a.k.daskalopulu@open.ac.uk

Home Page: http://mcs.open.ac.uk/ad528/

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