Issue No. 04 - July-Aug. (2013 vol. 28)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIS.2013.115
Vassilios Peristeras , European Commission
Semantic standardization is the key to preventing waste in the information industry. Technical standards have contributed to mature solutions at the technical interoperability layer. However, semantic interoperability remains a major barrier for efficient government information systems. This article discusses various semantic standardization efforts that are underway, with a focus on recent work by the European Commission's Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administration (ISA) Program.
Information technology, Standards, Semantics, Information management, Vocabulary, Metadata, Electronic government
V. Peristeras, "Semantic Standards: Preventing Waste in the Information Industry," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 72-75, 2013.