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Controlling the dissemination of electronic documents

Presented at Florence (Italy), 1-3 September 1999
PublisherPiscataway : IEEE Conference publications
Collection
  • IEEE Catalog Number; 6359147
Publication date1999
Abstract

The wide use of data networks encourages the exchange of electronic documents. However, this practice often has unwanted side-effects such as unauthorised copying, redistribution or modification of these documents. Moreover, the recipient usually has no convenient means of confirming the authenticity of the document, while the sender has no proof of receipt. In this paper we present the major requirements for the commercialisation of electronic information and describe an agent-based framework for the exchange of arbitrary electronic documents over open networks.

Keywords
  • Copy protection
  • Document handling
  • Information dissemination
  • Information networks
  • Information use software agents
Citation (ISO format)
KONSTANTAS, Dimitri, PREVELAKIS, Vassilis, MORIN, Jean-Henry. Controlling the dissemination of electronic documents. In: Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications - DEXA 1999. Florence (Italy). Piscataway : IEEE Conference publications, 1999. p. 869–873. (IEEE Catalog Number) doi: 10.1109/DEXA.1999.795296
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