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Information & Knowledge


It is important to present here my current views about knowledge, information and data in order to make my research more understandable.

HUMAN-INFORMATION
is a system of STATEMENTS (a subject and a predicate). Humans create information with the use of their language to cummunicate and to understand their environment.
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KNOWLEDGE
is a system of CONCEPTS (a meaning and a name). These conceptual-models (systems) represent our world with a degree of truth. We describe knowledge with human-information.
[The same knowledge we describe with english-information, greek-information, etc. 2000.07.17]
All current-knowledge is stored in books and computers in information form. BUT today our information-technology give us the ability to store knowledge as systems-of-concepts for the first time. This is what I'm trying to do with the
jSCS. Also I believe that this ability of computers will make the comming REVOLUTION. [2000.06.16]
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DATA
are content-words (names of concepts) of the same kind eg addresses, phones etc or measurements/statistics. We store data in databases.
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BACKGROUND:
I came to the above views on information and knowledge on May-2000 when I was trying to define nouns with my jSCS. Then I realized that nouns/adjectives/verbs/adverbs are different types of the same concept a language uses to create statements. This conclusion helped me to understand the difference between the statement-systems (Information) and the concept-systems (Knowledge).
Until then, I had the view that data/information/knowledge are conceptual-systems and "Its difference depends only in the degree of the complexity of their structure" as one can see in my sss paper.

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