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Smart Cross-Border e-Gov Systems and Applications

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E-Democracy – Citizen Rights in the World of the New Computing Paradigms (e-Democracy 2015)

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Recent innovative developments in ICT like Internet of Things, Cloud Computing and Big Data encourage further the design and application of “Smart e-Government Systems and applications” for citizens and business. These smart systems are aiming to further improve everyday lives, expand business frontiers, and facilitate the movement of citizens by reducing the constraints imposed by existing borders between Member States of a federation like in cases of the European Union, USA and Eurasian Economic Union. Furthermore, these systems provide the means to combat international terrorism, fraud and crime more effectively. They could also have a positive impact in many other areas such as Banking, Health, Justice, Forensic and Crime sectors of bilateral or global interrelations. Beyond the above important application areas, Smart e-Government Systems could have a considerable effect on the critically important areas of Life Sciences. Smart Cross-Border e-Government Systems will be characterized by their ability to be used by governmental organizations, citizens, business and any combination thereof independently of their location and nationality, in a cross border environment based on shared electronic authentication, identification and signature support services. Earlier on this year, common strategic policies and successfully implemented European Union projects have led to the availability of e-Authentication, e-Signature and e-Identification platforms. These latest technological advances dictate the redesign of existing and design of new Smart Cross-Border e-Government Services and Applications fully exploiting the ICT innovations.

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Sideridis, A.B., Protopappas, L., Tsiafoulis, S., Pimenidis, E. (2015). Smart Cross-Border e-Gov Systems and Applications. In: Katsikas, S., Sideridis, A. (eds) E-Democracy – Citizen Rights in the World of the New Computing Paradigms. e-Democracy 2015. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 570. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27164-4_11

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