Oracle and Cogito Team for e-Democracy Project
A semantic web application, 1-10-2008
Expert System the leading provider of semantic intelligence software that discovers, classifies and interprets text information, announced today its participation to the innovative project of e-Democracy for the county of Bari, in the southern Italy, developed in collaboration with the Oracle Competence Center.
The goal of the project is the development of e-Democracy tools to support the active participation of citizens and organizations in the local political process. Several agencies of the local municipalities (i.e. culture, economy development, environment, etc.) will use the information extracted from the forums and blogs hosted on the portal to obtain useful advice and suggestions for projects of common interest.
The e-Democracy portal is built on the Oracle semantic web platform and Cogito®, Expert System’s semantic technology was integrated to automatically analyze, interpret the user created content and extract relevant data to identify emerging needs and requests for the local government.