Knowledge and knowledge systems : learning from the wonders of the mind / Eliezer Geisler

Author(s): Geisler, Eliezer, 1942-
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Subjects: Knowledge management
Knowledge, Theory of
Knowledge representation (Information theory)
Electronic books
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hershey : IGI Pub., c2008
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xviii, 348 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. I. Defining Knowledge: What is it That We Know 1
Ch. II. Theories of Knowledge: What We Know About What We Know 29
Ch. III. Seeds of Knowledge: Nuggets, Memes, and the Search for the Basic Units 57
Ch. IV. Crucible of Synthesis: The Model of Knowledge, From Sensorial Signals to Architectures and Concepts 75
Ch. V. Synaestesia: The Gateway to Knowledge 107
Ch. VI. Knowledge is Clustering 112
Ch. VII. How We Organize What We Know 138
Ch. VIII. The Evolutionary Model: Selection and Progress of Knowledge 153
Ch. IX. The Cumulation Hypothesis and the Model of Continuous Cumulation 166
Ch. X. The Marvels of Analogy: Expansion and Infinities and Other Matters of Human Knowledge 184
Ch. XI. Epistemetrics: What We Measure 194
Ch. XII. Epistemetrics: How We Measure 205
Ch. XIII. Epistemetrics: Why We Measure 216
Ch. XIV. From the Garden of Eden to the Knowledge Society 232
Ch. XV. The Neuronal Model of Knowledge Systems, Data Mining, and the Performance of Organizations 253
Ch. XVI. Scio, Ergo, Omnis: The Knowledge Perspective of Everything 273
Notes: LCCN: 2007022545
ISBN: 9781599049182 (hardcover)
ISBN: 159904918X (hardcover)
ISBN: 9781599049205 (ebook)
ISBN: 1599049201 (ebook)
Summary: "This book explores the process of knowledge formation and how humans generate complex constructs from their sensorial inputs. It also describes how we store and utilize this complex knowledge in organizational and technological systems that allow us to communicate, generate and manage social interactions and functions, providing value-rich content on a cutting-edge issue to researchers, scholars, and practitioners"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-341) and index
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OCLC Number: 138341583
ISBN/ISSN: 9781599049182