Administration Model for RBAC
The central ideal of administration model for RBAC is to use the role itself to manage roles. There are two well-known families of administration RBAC models.
The Administrative RBAC family of models known as ARBAC97  introduces administrative roles that are used to manage the regular roles. These roles can form a role hierarchy and may have constraints. ARBAC97 consists of three administrative models, the user-role assignment (URA97) model, the permission-role assignment (PRA97) model, and the role-role administration (RRA97) model. URA97 defines which administrative roles can assign which users to which regular roles by means of the relation: can_assign. Similarly, PRA97 defines which administrative roles can assign which permissions to which regular roles by means of the relation: can_assignp. Each of these relations also has a counterpart for revoking the assignment (e.g., can_revoke). RRA97 defines which administrative...
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