A SEMIOTIC APPROACH FOR FLEXIBLE E-GOVERNMENT SERVICE ORIENTED SYSTEMS

Rodrigo Bonacin, M. Cecilia C. Baranauskas, Thiago Medeiros dos Santos

Abstract

E-Gov is a multidisciplinary field which addresses many issues ranging from the social sciences to the technological ones. One of the big challenges is the underlying complexity to elicit and model requirements. In practice it is quite hard to encompass the requirements of all citizens or organisations involved in the project. To deal with this challenge we propose a flexible distributed systems approach, which allies tailoring concepts to Organisational Semiotics methods in a SOA based architecture. It is based on two Organisational Semiotics methods: the Semantic Analysis, which delivers a stable ontology of the context, and the Norm Analysis, that can be used to specify the volatile individual and collective requirements. The paper shows how norms changes in high level interfaces can have effect on different components of the software architecture. The architecture is experimented in a proof of concept for an e-Gov project.

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Bonacin R., Cecilia C. Baranauskas M. and Medeiros dos Santos T. (2007). A SEMIOTIC APPROACH FOR FLEXIBLE E-GOVERNMENT SERVICE ORIENTED SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-90-0, pages 381-386. DOI: 10.5220/0002358803810386


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis07,
author={Rodrigo Bonacin and M. Cecilia C. Baranauskas and Thiago Medeiros dos Santos},
title={A SEMIOTIC APPROACH FOR FLEXIBLE E-GOVERNMENT SERVICE ORIENTED SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={381-386},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002358803810386},
isbn={978-972-8865-90-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A SEMIOTIC APPROACH FOR FLEXIBLE E-GOVERNMENT SERVICE ORIENTED SYSTEMS
SN - 978-972-8865-90-0
AU - Bonacin R.
AU - Cecilia C. Baranauskas M.
AU - Medeiros dos Santos T.
PY - 2007
SP - 381
EP - 386
DO - 10.5220/0002358803810386