Important Aspect of Knowledge Management

  • Hermann Maurer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2598)


In this paper it is explained what Knowledge Management (KM) is and why it will play an important role in the future. This implies that KM is indeed more than just the sophisticated use of information systems or distributed databases for complex tasks. With the introduction of the Maurer-Tochtermann model for KM and the description of the basic elements of new techniques, it can be demonstrated quite readily that KM is indeed something fundamentally new. At the end of this paper a system developed in Europe called Hyperwave will be mentioned briefly as perhaps being the leading example of this new type of software, i.e. software for KM systems.


Knowledge Management Digital Library Active Document Logical Connection Knowledge Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Maurer
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  1. 1.Institute for Information Processing and Computer Supported New MediaGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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