Systems Interoperability

Professors Andriana Prentza
Eleftheria Stougiannou
Course category OPT/SDS
Course ID DS-208
Credits 5
Lecture hours 3 hours
Lab hours 2 hours
Digital resources View on Aristarchus (Open e-Class)

Learning Outcomes

The course’s material includes the basic concepts related to system interoperability, and international standards and initiatives on system interoperability. The European Interoperability Framework is analyzed and crrent technologies / standards / standards / specifications are presented for different domains (indicative: eGovernment, eProcurement, eInvoicing, eHealth).

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be in position to:

  • Explain the key concepts related to system interoperability.
  • Explain the basic principles of the European Interoperability Framework.
  • Apply design methodology for interoperable digital services.
  • Evaluate and select the appropriate specifications to ensure interoperability of systems in various eGovernment domains.

Course Contents

  • Introduction to systems interoperability
  • Basic principles, definitions and benefits
  • Main approaches and requirements
  • International Standards and Initiatives
  • European Interoperability Framework
  • Interoperability at organizational, semantic and technical level
  • Methodology for designing interoperable digital services
  • Interoperable public services
  • Interoperability in eProcurement
  • Interoperability in eInvoicing
  • Interoperability in eHealth

Recommended Readings

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