On the deep structure of information systems

  title={On the deep structure of information systems},
  author={Yair Wand and Ron Weber},
  journal={Inf. Syst. J.},
The deep structure of an information system comprises those properties that manifest the meaning of the real-world system the information system is intended to model. In this paper we describe three models we have developed of information systems' deep-structure propeflies. The first, the representational model, proposes a set of cdnstructs that enable the ontological expressiveness of grammars used to model information systems (such as the entity-relationship model) to be evaluated. The second… CONTINUE READING
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