Intelligent and semantic real-time process of the Greek LOD for enhancing citizen awareness in public expenditures

Monday, 3 September, 2012 (All day)
Paphos, Cyprus.
Cyprus

Joint work with M. Meimaris, A. Papantoniou, I. Anagnostopoulos, I. Xidias, G. Alexiou, G. Vafeiadis and V. Loumos.

 Abstract

The provision of publicly available Open Data targets to provide transparency in several public sector decisions and actions. However, this in-formation is served massively and in different forms - mostly due to different bureaucratic procedures- while its diffusion does not occur at regular or at least generally predictable time intervals. Thus, even though the information is available by the involved public sectors and enterprises. Citizens are overwhelmed from the size/inconsistency of the information they deal with. In this paper, we present a publicly accessible Web point (publicspending.gr/), which aims to promote transparency and enhance citizen awareness regarding public spending in Greece. The information is based on intelligent and semantic real-time processed open data that are derived from the open API of “Diavgeia” (Clarity) Program (diavgeia.gov.gr/en/) and TAXIS - Taxation Information System (gsis.gr/), while it is served through easily consumed visualization charts and diagrams.

 










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