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By Tomas Vitvar, Vassilios Peristeras, Konstantinos Tarabanis

E-government faces large demanding situations in attaining interoperability and integration, making an allowance for transformations in legislation, laws, providers, administrative strategies and languages throughout areas and international locations. nonetheless, matters like provider, information and process´integration were researched by means of the Semantic internet neighborhood for numerous years now, and within the final to 3 years we've got witnessed the 1st purposes of semantic applied sciences in genuine, operational e-government structures in either Europe and the united states which tackle precisely those challenges.

With this booklet, the editors current the newest examine effects on tips on how to use semantic applied sciences with a view to increase or maybe revolutionize using ICT in public management platforms. The contributions are prepared into 3 components: architectures and procedure integration, ontologies and interoperability, and portals and person interactions. they provide a vast review of the way semantic applied sciences were utilized in several e-government initiatives funded from the eu application for ICT learn and improvement, and so they hide a large spectrum of semantic applied sciences corresponding to improvement of area and repair ontologies, semantic improvements of commercial approach versions, semantic Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs) in accordance with Semantic internet prone (SWS) frameworks, and ontology-based wisdom management.

In this quantity, researchers of Semantic internet applied sciences will discover a wealth of difficult real-world situations to stimulate new fields of study, whereas builders of e-government structures in addition to different stakeholders in public management will delight in the specific shows and discussions of diverse functions in components akin to e-government portals, personalization of Web-based public providers, or integration and orchestration of public management processes.

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WSMX is the middleware system built specifically to enact Semantic Service Oriented Architectures and facilitates the integration process between different systems. The integration process is defined by the operational semantics (also called execution semantics) of WSMX, which defines the interactions of middleware services including discovery, mediation, invocation, choreography, repository services, etc. The Web Service Modeling Toolkit (WSMT) is an integrated development environment for WSMO.

Polleres, C. Feier, C. Bussler, D. Fensel, Web service modeling ontology. Appl. Ontol. 1(1), 77–106 (2005) K. Sivashanmugam, K. Verma, A. Sheth, J. Miller, Adding semantics to web services standards, in 2E Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Web Services (ICWS’03), Las Vegas, Nevada (June 2003) pp. 395–401 Part I Architectures and Process Integration Pan-European E-Government Services Architecture Toma´sˇ Vitvar, Adrian Mocan, Sanaullah Nazir, and Xia Wang 1 Introduction E-Government has been the center of interest for public administrations, citizens and businesses, as well as software vendors for several years.

The services are annotated with semantic description defined in the ontology. Services are described using the capability part of WSMO goal and web services, which contains preconditions, assumptions, effects and postconditions, thus enabling the description to define what the service does. Semantic web service discovery is a process of finding services which uses these annotations 34 l l l l l l T. Vitvar et al. for finding the service which meets the user goals, which is also described using semantic descriptions.

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