Ontological aspects of information modeling

  title={Ontological aspects of information modeling},
  author={Robert L. Ashenhurst},
  journal={Minds and Machines},
Information modeling (also known as conceptual modeling or semantic data modeling) may be characterized as the formulation of a model in which information aspects of objective and subjective reality are presented (“the application”), independent of datasets and processes by which they may be realized (“the system”). A methodology for information modeling should incorporate a number of concepts which have appeared in the literature, but should also be formulated in terms of constructs which are… CONTINUE READING
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