Agent-Based Interoperability for e-Government

  • Fábio Marques
  • Gonęalo Paiva Dias
  • André Zúquete
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 217)


The provision of valuable e-government services depends upon the capacity to integrate the disperse provision of services by the public administration and thus upon the availability of interoperability platforms. These platforms are commonly built according to the principles of service oriented architectures, which raise the question of how to dynamically orchestrate services while preserving information security. Recently, it was presented an e-government interoperability model that preserves privacy during the dynamic orchestration of services. In this paper we present a prototype that implements that model using software agents. The model and the prototype are briefly described; an illustrative use case is presented; and the advantages of using software agents to implement the model are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fábio Marques
    • 1
  • Gonęalo Paiva Dias
    • 2
  • André Zúquete
    • 3
  1. 1.ESTGA-UA/IEETAAveiroPortugal
  2. 2.ESTGA-UA/GOVCOPPAveiroPortugal
  3. 3.DETI-UA/IEETAAveiroPortugal

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