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Author Rabaey, Major Marc ♦ Leclercq, Colonel Jean-Marie ♦ Vandijck, Eddy ♦ Hoffman, Ir. Ghislain ♦ Timmerman, Ir. Martin
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Fact Base ♦ Information Base ♦ Share Intelligence ♦ Information Need ♦ Intelligence Bus ♦ Effective Intelligence System ♦ Strategic Instrument ♦ Division Concept ♦ Staff Evaluation ♦ Requested Information ♦ Service-oriented Architecture ♦ Intelligence Base ♦ Assistant Chief ♦ Intelligence System ♦ Business Process ♦ Exchange Information ♦ Business World ♦ Underlying Architecture ♦ Unknown Base ♦ Communication System ♦ International Terrorism
Description Not only is the speed of delivery of information increasing in this ever faster changing world, but also the amount of information. Moreover, in the fight against international terrorism a nation has to share intelligence and exchange information with other nations. This requires a secure and performing communication system. This paper introduces the concept of the Intelligence Base, which meets the needs of an efficient and effective intelligence system. The Intelligence Base is composed of a Fact Base (storing information), an Interpreted Information Base (storing intelligence), an Unknown Base (to manage the requested information) and an Intelligence Bus (communication system). The underlying architecture is based on Service-Oriented Architecture, already adopted by the business world to integrate business processes and their applications. The Division Concepts of the Assistant Chief of Staff Evaluation are developing a concept of “Intelligence Base ” in a study about the information need of the leaders and the managers of a (military) organisation. The purpose is to conceive for each level of the organisation an intelligence system to feed the decision
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Institution NATO Research and Technology Agency; Information Systems Technology Panel Specialists' Meeting, The Hague, The Netherlands, November 2005 (NATO unclassified