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Global integration of public sector information

Koumenides, Christos; Salvadores, Manuel; Alani, Harith and Shadbol, Nigel (2010). Global integration of public sector information. In: Web Science Conference (WebSci), 26-27 April 2010, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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This paper deals with technological methods for consolidating assets lists of available public sector information (PSI) for re-use. In this direction, the effort is to review the state of the art in delivering access to PSI throughout the world and to prioritize the necessary engagements for joining available PSI catalogues. We propose an architectural framework grounded on Semantic Web technologies to deliver a global platform for federated searching. A speculative survey of available PSI portals is presented, and the initial implementation, results, and analysis of the proposed architecture are covered in detail.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 21185
Depositing User: Harith Alani
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2010 15:38
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 00:15
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