Activity (or action) - Use of knowledge that causes change. Sequential schema node retrieval.
Analysis - Deconstruction leading to understanding of causes.
Assumptions - Previous knowledge from which conclusions are drawn.
Data - Perceptions.
Expertise - Superior knowledge.
Fact - Representation of reality; an object at a place in time. Data with data attributes.
Information - How facts affect each other. Facts made relevant (given meaning) through a relationship with existing knowledge.
Infosphere - A set of high-level, fused knowledge used to understand, perform and value a task.
Knowledge - Why a cause creates an effect; both represented by information. Group of related facts (information) organized into a causality tree structure (schema).
Learning - Re-assembly of schema through fusion with new facts. See the Fusing Information For Expertise white paper.
Metadata - Facts about data.
Problem - System of facts. Mis-adaptation; questions to be considered.
Process - Series of activities involved in performing a task.
Question - Elicitation of data, facts, information, or knowledge. Channel to environment. Tool of learning.
Task - Solving a problem or seizing an opportunity to improve. Ranges from a one-time project to a continuous operation (including production and management practices).
Technology - The actualization of knowledge.
Time - Conceptualization of the change from cause and effect.
Understand - To know something thoroughly by relating all applicable knowledge.
Wisdom - Understanding time.
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