Standards and networks

The lecture notes deal with the network effect theory which builds the basis for developing a standardization framework and then discusses standardization problems and mechanisms for their solution. Electronic data interchange and the extensible markup language are presented as e-business standards.

Original title: Standards und Netzwerke

Original abstract:

Die Vorlesung baut auf der Netzeffekttheorie auf und entwickelt ein Framework zur Erklärung von Standardisierung. Darüber hinaus werden Standardisierungsprobleme und Ansätze zu deren Lösung aufgezeigt. Als e-Business Standards werden Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) und die Extensible Markup Language (XML) angeführt.

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Keywords:

E-Business standards, Network effects, Network theory, Solutions, Standardization problem

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Language(s):German
AuthorsWeitzel, Tim (University of Bamberg)
First published / Last update: 2007 / 2010
Courses:The course "Standards and Networks" is applied within the master academic study of information science. Lecture notes of the course "Standards and Networks" are not published, they are only available upon written request.