The x-Leges System: Peer-to-Peer for Legislative Document Exchange

  • Luca De Santis
  • Caterina Lupo
  • Carlo Marchetti
  • Massimo Mecella
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4084)


Among the recent initiatives in the context of the Italian e-Leges program, which concerns the exploitation of IT technologies for the life-cycle management of laws and related documents, there is the design and implementation of a cooperative system supporting the processes underlying the drafting and the publication of laws. In this paper we describe the architecture of such a system, referred to as x-Leges, highlighting its peer-to-peer architecture. The x-Leges system guarantees (i) autonomy of all involved organizations, (ii) the reuse of information stored in legacy systems and (iii) efficient process support and analysis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca De Santis
    • 1
  • Caterina Lupo
    • 1
  • Carlo Marchetti
    • 2
    • 3
  • Massimo Mecella
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro Nazionale per l’Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione (CNIPA)RomaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversità di Roma “La Sapienza”RomaItaly
  3. 3.Servizio dell’InformaticaSenato della RepubblicaRomaItaly

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