IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics--Part A: Systems and Humans
An electronic marketplace (e-marketplace) is a common business information space populated with many entities of different system types. Each of them has its own context of how to process activities. This leads to heterogeneous e-marketplace activities, which are difficult to make interoperable and inferred from one entity to another. This study solves this problem by proposing a concept of separation strategy and implementing it through providing a semantic inference engine with a novel inference algorithm. The solution, called the RuleXPM approach, enables one to semantically infer a next e-marketplace activity across multiple contexts/domains. Experiments show that the cross-context/cross-domain semantic inference is achievable. This paper is an understanding of many aspects related to heterogeneous activity inference.
Original Publication Citation
Guo, J. Z., Xu, L. D., Gong, Z. G., Che, C. P., & Chaudhry, S. S. (2012). Semantic inference on heterogeneous e-marketplace activities. IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics--Part A: Systems and Humans, 42(2), 316-330. doi:10.1109/tsmca.2011.2162946
Guo, Jingzhi; Xu, Lida; Gong, Zhiguo; Che, Chin-Pang; and Chaudry, Sohail S., "Semantic Inference on Heterogeneous E-Marketplace Activities" (2012). Information Technology & Decision Sciences Faculty Publications. 24.