Understanding e-Justice and Open Justice Through the Assessment of Judicial Websites

The pressure to adopt information technologies has clearly reached the judicial branch of government. General trends toward greater transparency and more openness in the public sector have pushed judges, ministers, and lawyers to use emergent technologies and to provide more information online. In fact, judicial agencies have created their own websites with diverse levels of technological sophistication and functionality, often…

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Towards an understanding of artificial intelligence in government

The purpose of this paper is to conceptualize Artificial Intelligence and applications used by the government through a meta-analysis to identify definitions, techniques, and applications for government. We found that Artificial Intelligence is useful for the decision-making process, cost reduction, changes in the environment, biomedics, disaster prevention and response, education, and personalize services among other applications. Valle-Cruz, D., & Sandoval-Almazan,…

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The use of MOOCS in the open government virtual education: panel proposal

Open government is a worldwide trend. Many countries started implementation process a few years ago in different topics such as: information access, transparency, accountability and open data. However, this process has different outcomes and meanings related to the Open Government concept. The purpose of this panel is to discuss the use of the feasibility of the use of MOOCS in…

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Facebook impact and sentiment analysis on political campaigns

The use of social media platforms in political campaigns has widely been studied. Many scholars have provided evidence about the impact of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. So far; some of them have argued on the uselessness of these technologies about changing vote decisions, candidates' perception or political information efficacy. Most recently, the sentiment analysis has provided new paths to understand…

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