Jeff DePree

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Solving complex global problems such as illegal immigration, border control, and terrorism requires government organizations at all levels to share not only data but, more importantly, knowledge pertinent to decision support, problem solving and activity coordination. Responding to an emergency often requires organizational and inter-organizational policies(More)
Government agencies globally are facing problems such as illegal immigration, terrorism, and disease diagnosis and control. Solutions to these problems rely heavily on collaborating organizations' ability to effectively and efficiently share not only data but also knowledge embedded in organizational and inter-organizational policies, regulations and(More)
3 To my family, my husband, Okjune, my children, Yerin (Stella) and Hohyun 4 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks to God for making this dissertation possible and providing everything and everyone I needed all the times. At the beginning of every semester, I was wondering whether I could survive the semester. To be a PhD student has been a long struggle with myself, as(More)
This paper presents the goal, accomplishments and research issues of an NSF project. The project aims to develop a distributed event-triggered knowledge sharing network (ETKnet) for government organizations to share, not only data and application operations, but also knowledge embedded in organizational and inter-organizational policies, regulations, data(More)
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