Workshop in conjunction with AI-2003
23rd Annual International Conference of the BCS Specialist Group on Artificial
Peterhouse College, Cambridge, UK
Monday 15 December 2003
9.30 - 11.00- Theme 1: "Standards and Information Exchange"
9.30 – 10.15 paper presentations
Towards a European eGovernment Metadata Standard, by Efthimios Tambouris
Archetypon S.A., Athens, Greece.
Towards an Ontology for Electronic Transaction Services, by Nick Adams, et al, International Teledemocracy Centre, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland
On the need for standard document formats for eGovernance - Applications of legal Knowledge-based systems, by Dr. Thomas F. Gordon, ECCO Competence Center, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin
10.15 to 11.00 Discussion on this theme
11.00 – 11.15 tea/coffee break
11.15 - 12.45 Theme 2: "The promises and reality of NLP and Speech Recognition"
11.15 – 12.00 paper presentations
Moving e-government into the world of Conversational Agents, by Stewart J. Cringean , et al, International Teledemocracy Centre, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland
EDEN: The gap between us and them - Introducing NLP in eDemocracy , by Paolo Moreschini, Massimo Vanocchi, YANA Research, Pisa, Italy, and Michele Carenini, Omega Generation, Bologna, Italy
On the integrated e-government software environments for administering the procedure of customer complaints, by Boris Galitsky, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
12.00 to 12.45 Discussion on this theme
12.45 - 13.00 next steps for publication of relevant papers
13.00 finish and lunch
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Dr. Thomas F. Gordon