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Reference Framework for E-participation Projects

  • Sabrina Scherer
  • Maria A. Wimmer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6847)

Abstract

Accommodating the various requirements from distinct perspectives in e-participation calls for a holistic engineering approach for e-participation systems analysis and design. This paper presents research results towards a reference framework for e-participation projects. An analysis of procedural models for e-participation and enterprise architectures in the context of e-participation shows that a holistic approach is necessary. A sophisticated and holistic engineering approach for e-participation in the form of a reference framework is seen as a solution to support e-participation projects development and implementation. The reference framework consists of different concepts supporting each other: dimensions that build the scope of an e-participation project, a domain meta model, a procedural reference model, and a library with requirements, reference models and building blocks for e-participation.

Keywords

E-participation Reference Framework Reference Model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabrina Scherer
    • 1
  • Maria A. Wimmer
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Group E-GovernmentUniversity of Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany

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