Title: Development of Knowledge Model for Administrative Procedures based on behavioural trait analysis: the case of Japan

Authors: Hiroyuki Kawaguchi, Seiichi Komiya

Addresses: Information Policy Division, Department of Culture and Community, Kochi Prefectural Government, Kochi 780-0870, Japan. ' Graduate School of Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo 135-8548, Japan

Abstract: In the present study, applicants carried out application procedures based only on information equivalent to that supplied by a general-purpose system which is operating in Japan. In this situation, the authors observed the applicants| behaviour by means of tests and analysed the characteristics of the applicants| actions. Base on the result, they developed the Knowledge Model for Administrative Procedures (KMAP). Furthermore, they evaluated the changes in efficiency of application procedures using their KMAP, and verified the effectiveness of the model.

Keywords: knowledge modelling; administrative procedures; behavioural trait analysis; e-government; work flow; electronic government; Japan.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2009.029129

International Journal of Electronic Governance, 2009 Vol.2 No.2/3, pp.192 - 209

Published online: 06 Nov 2009 *

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