SYMBOLIC KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION IN TRANSCRIPT BASED TAXONOMIES

Philip Windridge, Bernadette Sharp, Geoff Thompson

Abstract

This paper introduces a design for the taxonomical representation of participants’ instantial meaning-making, as the basis for providing a measure of ambiguity and contestation. We use hyponymy and meronymy as the basis for our taxonomies and adopt the System Network formalism as the basis for their representation. We achieve an integration of transcript and taxonomy using an XML based ‘satellite’ system of data storage. Content data forms a ‘Root’ document which can then ‘mapped’ to by an arbitrary number of ‘Descriptor’ documents. This system represents instantial meanings by mapping Descriptor document elements to elements in the Root. Part of this mapping also includes the sequence of Root elements, accommodating the diachronic representation of meaning-making. This diachronic representation provides the basis for measuring ambiguity and contestation.

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Windridge P., Sharp B. and Thompson G. (2005). SYMBOLIC KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION IN TRANSCRIPT BASED TAXONOMIES . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 267-272. DOI: 10.5220/0002521102670272


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@conference{iceis05,
author={Philip Windridge and Bernadette Sharp and Geoff Thompson},
title={SYMBOLIC KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION IN TRANSCRIPT BASED TAXONOMIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={267-272},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002521102670272},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - SYMBOLIC KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION IN TRANSCRIPT BASED TAXONOMIES
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Windridge P.
AU - Sharp B.
AU - Thompson G.
PY - 2005
SP - 267
EP - 272
DO - 10.5220/0002521102670272