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Information modelling based on a meaningful use of language

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dc.contributor.author Eriksson, Owen
dc.contributor.author Agerfalk, Par J.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-08T11:13:51Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-08T11:13:51Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation 9th CAiSE/IFIP WG8.1/EUNO Workshop on Evaluation of Modelling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2150
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In traditional modelling approaches, such as entity-relationship modelling, the predominant information modelling problem is how to represent external reality in the system in a ‘true’ way. In these approaches semantic aspects of language are in focus. In contrast to this, the main information modelling problem could be to understand how information systems may support a meaningful use of language and information in a social action context. The paper presents an information modelling approach based on speech act theory that takes both semantic and pragmatic aspects into consideration. With such an approach it is possible to reconcile traditional information modelling and the pragmatic aspects of language and information use. Such reconciliation is essential to arrive at information systems that support meaningful communication between different actors within a social action context. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.subject information systems en_US
dc.subject language en_US
dc.title Information modelling based on a meaningful use of language en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess


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