Subject Centric IT in Local Government

  • Gabriel Hopmans
  • Peter-Paul Kruijsen
  • Roger Dols
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3873)

Abstract

This paper illustrates the Topic Maps approach taken in a project for a Dutch Document Management Specialist supporting local Government municipalities. The solution described in the paper is about Access Control Lists in a Topic Map and exploits the advantages of subject based approaches in combination with a Topic Map Ontology. This subject centric IT solution builds on an existing generic model and makes it possible to build Topic Maps portals that become more maintenance free.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Hopmans
    • 1
  • Peter-Paul Kruijsen
    • 1
  • Roger Dols
    • 1
  1. 1.Morpheus SoftwareMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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