What's in Here?

This book covers an enormous range of topical information, and not all that information is expected (or even intended) to be of great value to everyone who opens these pages.[15]

[15] Well, I actually made it this far without answering the question, “What is knowledge?” In some sense, answering that question is left as an exercise for the reader, but I do touch on aspects of it in the closing chapter of this book.

It seems to me that topic maps can be viewed from more than one perspective. One perspective, which users experience, is the external view presented by a topic map. The internal structure of the topic map engine (the program that constructs a selected view) is another perspective. Another is data itself. This book discusses ...

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