A Knowledge Infrastructure for the Dutch Immigration Office

  • Ronald Heller
  • Freek van Teeseling
  • Menno Gülpers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6089)


The Dutch Immigration Office is replacing its existing paper based case system with a fully electronic system with integrated decision support based on ontologies. The new award winning architecture (Dutch Architecture award 2009) is based on the principle of separation of concerns: data, knowledge and process. The architecture of the application, but especially the architecture of the knowledge models for decision and process support, is explained and shown in the demonstration.


Knowledge models paper based case system decision and process support Be Informed Run Model Analyze principle knowledge as a service separate know from flow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald Heller
    • 1
  • Freek van Teeseling
    • 1
  • Menno Gülpers
    • 1
  1. 1.Be Informed, Linie 620ApeldoornNetherlands

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