Metaphors Create Theories For Users

@inproceedings{Kuhn1993MetaphorsCT,
  title={Metaphors Create Theories For Users},
  author={Werner Kuhn},
  booktitle={COSIT},
  year={1993}
}
The notion of a spatial information theory is often understood in the sense of a theory underlying the design and implementation of geographic information systems (GIS). This paper offers a different perspective on spatial information theories, taking the point of view of people trying to solve spatial problems by using a GIS. It discerns a need for user level theories about spatial information and describes requirements for them. These requirements are then compared with various views on… CONTINUE READING

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