Gugliotta, Alessio; Domingue, John; Cabral, Liliana; Tanasescu, Vlad; Galizia, Stefania; Davies, Rob; Villarias, Leticia Gutierrez; Rowlatt, Mary; Richardson, Marc and Stincic, Sandra
(2008). Deploying Semantic Web Services-Based Applications in the e-Government Domain.
In: Spaccapietra , Stefano ed.
Journal on Data Semantics X.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (4900).
Springer, pp. 96–132.
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Joining up services in e-Government usually implies governmental agencies acting in concert without a central control regime. This requires to the sharing scattered and heterogeneous data. Semantic Web Service (SWS) technology can help to integrate, mediate and reason between these datasets. However, since a few real-world applications have been developed, it is still unclear which are the actual benefits and issues of adopting such a technology in the e-Government domain. In this paper, we contribute to raising awareness of the potential benefits in the e-Government communityby analyzing motivations, requirements and expected results, before proposing a reusable SWS-based framework. We demonstrate the application of this framework by showing how integration and interoperability emerge from this model through a cooperative and multi-viewpoint methodology. Finally, we illustrate added values and lessons learned by two compelling case studies: a change of circumstances notification system and a GIS-based emergency planning system, and describe key challenges which remain to be addressed.
||2008 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
||e-Government; semantic web services; case study; GIS; change of circumstances
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