Electronic Government Actions: Searching for semantics in the publication of the Brazilian Social Security System´s Open Data
July 13, 2012
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Claudio Jose Silva RIBEIRO and Reinaldo de Figueiredo ALMEIDA
The Governmental Open Data theme is being explored and begins to be treated as a priority by the Brazilian Government from a strong trend established by society itself, requesting more transparent governmental processes with access to public data in a fast and easy manner. To this end, efforts have been conducted in developing of technological solutions involving fundamentally the availability of governmental databases and the interoperability between them. In this direction, we sought to build a framework to facilitate this integration and to support the construction of instruments to disseminate the knowledge and the semantics of all information and data accessed by society in general. In this paper we explore the use of analytic philosophy to the construction of domains, ontologies and controlled vocabulary, as well as the journey being travelled by Dataprev towards providing the Brazilian Social Security System with methodological and technological instruments in order to enable the participation of the society in the implementation of Electronic Government.
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