From: F Baube (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jun 17 2002 - 03:45:08 MDT
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> How about the following set of definitions:
> 1. Information - undefined, to be treated as a primitive concept here.
> 2. Knowledge - information describing a true, predictive mapping between
> actions and their results.
> 3. Intelligence - the ability to process information to produce knowledge.
In "The Rise of the Network Society", page 17,
Manuel Castells settles on these two definitions:
"Information is data that has been organized and communicated."
-- Marc Porat, 1977
"Knowledge is a set of organized statements of facts or ideas, presenting
a reasoned judgment or an experimental results, which is transmitted to
others through some commnication medium in some systematic form. Thus,
I distinguish knowledge from news and entertainment."
-- Daniel Bell, 1973
-- F. Baube fbaube @ welho.com +358 41 536 8192
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