School Of Library and Information Science | Organization and Representation of Knowledge and Information
L505 | 13856 | Loehrlein

Introduces students to various disciplines' approaches to the
understanding, organization, representation (summarizing), and use
of knowledge and information. This survey looks for commonality
among the approaches taken in information science, cognitive
psychology, semiotics, and artificial intelligence, among others.
The goal is to identify criteria for evaluation and improvement of
ways to organize and represent information for future retrieval.
Information systems currently used in libraries and information
centers will be studied as examples. Emphasis in the course is on
concepts and ideas, with appropriate attention to terminology and