Transformation of Knowledge, Information and Data: Theory and Applications

Transformation of Knowledge, Information and Data: Theory and Applications

Patrick van Bommel (University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Release Date: October, 2004|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 338
ISBN13: 9781591405276|ISBN10: 1591405270|EISBN13: 9781591405290|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-527-6

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Transformation of Knowledge, Information and Data: Theory and Applications considers transformations within the context of computing science and information science, as they are essential in changing organizations. This book not only considers transformations of structured models, rather, the transformation of instances (i.e. the actual contents of those structures) is addressed as well.

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This is an important resource for information technology researchers. Recommended.

– R.F. Dugan Jr. in CHOICE, March 2005, Vol. 42, No. 7

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Patrick van Bommel received his master’s degree in Computer Science in 1990, and the degree of Ph.D from the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, from the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands in 1995. He is currently assistant professor at the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He gives courses in information systems analysis and design, and he supervises a semi-commercial student software house. His main research interests include Information Modeling and Information Retrieval. In Information Modeling, he particularly deals with: modeling techniques for information systems, data models for hyperdocuments and web sites, equivalence and mapping of data models, the transformation of (conceptual) data models into implementations and the corresponding transformation of database populations, operations and constraints. In Information Retrieval his main research interests include: document data modeling, WWW based retrieval/filtering and document characterization languages.