A Knowledge Management System Using Bayesian Networks

  • Patrizia Ribino
  • Antonio Oliveri
  • Giuseppe Lo Re
  • Salvatore Gaglio
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5883)


In today’s world, decision support and knowledge management processes are strategic and interdependent activities in many organizations. The companies’ interest on a correct knowledge management is grown, more than interest on the mere knowledge itself. This paper proposes a Knowledge Management System based on Bayesian networks. The system has been tested collecting and using data coming from projects and processes typical of ICT companies, and provides a Document Management System and a Decision Support system to share documents and to plan how to best use firms’ knowledge.


Knowledge Management Ontology Bayesian Network Decision Support System Document Management System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrizia Ribino
    • 1
  • Antonio Oliveri
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Lo Re
    • 1
  • Salvatore Gaglio
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica (DINFO)Universita’ degli Studi di PalermoPalermoItaly

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