Any technique by which recorded information can be reviewed for selection, use or transformation.
Such techniques are basically electronic or optic and are very useful to investigate the internal organization of complex systems.
A metaphorical (but not very proper) extension of the term covers the quick visual and superficial examen of printed material.
- 1) General information
- 2) Methodology or model
- 3) Epistemology, ontology and semantics
- 4) Human sciences
- 5) Discipline oriented
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