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getRole – Role mining with cluster analysis

Contact point:
Ulrike Steffens (
OFFIS e.V., Oldenburg, Germany

Technical Contact Points:
Ulrike Steffens (
) and Türk Kiziltoprak ( )
OFFIS e.V., Oldenburg, Germany

Type of Software:

Descriptive Keywords:
cluster analysis, data mining, role definition, role engineering, role hierarchy, role mining, role-based access control

Potential Use and Applications:
The software is able to support the process of establishing role based access control structures in organisations. Also it can help monitoring existing RBAC structures.

General Description:
With continuously growing numbers of applications, organisations face the problem of efficiently managing the assignment of access permissions to their users. The software enables the visualisation of the implicit role based access control structure by using the existing permissions of the users.

Technical Description:
The software is a stand-alone Java application based on the development environment Eclipse.

Required User Skills:
Knowledge about the organisational structures.

Pre-Requisites for Installation:

Conditions of Use:
Free download from the website
For using the tool a test license is necessary, available by contacting


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