Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


March 2001 Vol. 24 No. 1   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Gerhard Weikum 2

Special Issue on Infrastructure for Advanced E-Services

B2B Protocol Standards and their Role in Semantic B2B Integration Engines   Christopher Bussler 3
Towards a Scalable Infrastructure for Advanced E-Services   Michael Carey and the Propel Platform Team 12
Defining the Next Generation e-Business Platform: A Discussion of the Asera eBusiness Platform    
    Anil Nori, Chandar Venkatraman, Rajiv Jain 18
Sell-side Channel Integration - Tavant's Approach    
    Srinivasa Narayanan, Subbu Subramanian and the Tavant Team 23
Definition, Execution, Analysis, and Optimization of Composite E-Services   Fabio Casati, Ming-Chien Shan 29
BizTalk Server 2000 Business Process Orchestration    
    Bimal Mehta, Marc Levy, Greg Meredith, Tony Andrews, Brian Beckman, Johannes Klein, Amit Mital 35
Workflow Mediation using VorteXML   Vassilis Christophides, Richard Hull, Akhil Kumar, Jerome Simeon 40
WISE: Process based E-Commerce   Amaia Lazcano, Heiko Schuldt, Gustavo Alonso, Hans Schek 46
CrossFlow: Cross-Organizational Workflow Management for Service Outsourcing in Dynamic Virtual Enterprises    
    Paul Grefen, Karl Aberer, Heiko Ludwig, Yigal Hoffner 52
Toward Response Time Guarantees for e-Service Middleware    
    Achim Kraiss, Frank Schoen, Gerhard Weikum, Uwe Deppisch 58
ObjectGlobe: Open Distributed Query Processing Services on the Internet    
    Reinhard Braumandl, Markus keidl, Alfons Kemper, Donald Kossmann, Stefan Seltzsam, Konrad Stocker 64

Announcements and Notices

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