Proposing an Architecture of an Intelligent Evolvable Document Generation System Based on the Normalized Systems Theory

  • Vojtěch KnaislEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 366)


In the current world, low evolvability of documents is a big challenge which has not been fully addressed. This paper focuses on types of documents which have mostly predefined structure, and we use them over and over. Examples of these documents are contracts, applications, legal documents or manuals. The key problem here is that the documents are not modular and evolvable. The problem of modularity and evolvability is addressed by Normalized Systems Theory. This theory is formally proven, and it has great practical results from the first application in a software area. This paper designs a way how to apply principles and recommendations from Normalized Systems Theory in the area of non-evolvable documents.


Evolvable documents Normalized Systems Theory Document management Modularity 



This research was supported by the grant of Czech Technical University in Prague No. SGS17/211/OHK3/3T/18. The work on the Data Stewardship Wizard is partially funded by IOCB of the CAS and ELIXIR infrastructure.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Information TechnologyCzech Technical University in PraguePragueCzech Republic

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