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Knowledge Profiling: The Basis for Knowledge Organization

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Title: Knowledge Profiling: The Basis for Knowledge Organization
Author(s): Thellefsen, Torkild
Subject(s): Philosophy of information Library science --Philosophy Information science --Philosophy
Abstract: How are we able to construct truly realistic representations of knowledge organizations (KOs)? The paper introduces and defines the knowledge profile as a method to investigate the epistemological basis of any KO to outline the consequences this basis has upon its research object. The knowledge profile is inspired by C. S. Peirce’s doctrine of pragmaticism, and it further reflects the relevance of pragmaticism in the context of KO.
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In Library Trends 52(3) Winter 2004: 507-514.
Genre: Article
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/1692
ISSN: 0024-2594
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. 2004.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-07-23
 

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