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Using XML to build consistency rules for distributed specifications

Zisman, A., Emmerich, W. and Finkelstein, A. ORCID: 0000-0003-2167-9844 (2000). Using XML to build consistency rules for distributed specifications. In: Tenth International Workshop on Software Specification and Design. IWSSD-10 2000. . IEEE COMPUTER SOC. ISBN 0-7695-0884-7


The work presented is part of a large programme of research aimed at supporting consistency management of distributed documents on the World Wide Web. We describe an approach for specifying consistency rules for distributed partial specifications with overlapping contents. The approach is based on expressing consistency rules using XML and XPointer. We present a classification for different types of consistency rules, related to various types of inconsistencies and show how to express these consistency rules using our approach. We also briefly describe a rule editor to support the specification of the consistency rules.

Publication Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Publisher Keywords: Science & Technology; Technology; Computer Science, Software Engineering; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic; Computer Science; Engineering; inconsistency; consistency rules; XML; XPointer
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Presidents's Portfolio
Date available in CRO: 22 Jul 2021 13:43
Date deposited: 22 July 2021
Date of first online publication: 1 January 2000
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