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Graphic knowledge representation as a tool for fostering knowledge flow in informal learning processes

Guglielmo Trentin

Abstract:

Graphic representations are a thoroughgoing communication language. Their development has received considerable impetus from the field of artificial intelligence and more generally from all those areas which have attempted to ‘capture’ knowledge domains in ‘digital mode’. They are formally represented so that they can be used by specific software engines, e.g. intelligent systems, decision support systems, semantic webs and simulation systems.Thanks to their simplicity and effectiveness, some of these graphic languages have spread beyond the specific area from which they originated, to other areas where their ...

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