Representation

Chapter

Abstract

Almost any discussion of human information use and processing depends implicitly or explicitly on an understanding of the concept of representation. Representation is a key component of any understanding of a hierarchical model of information, capturing the relationships between informative processes in communicating and thinking.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and Library ScienceUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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