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Theory: "Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom" Home Page

Title: Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom
Acronym or Abbreviation: DIKW
Author: Uncertain
Category: Theoretical Concept
Description: The DIKW pyramid (a.k.a. DIKW hierarchy, wisdom hierarchy, knowledge hierarchy, information hierarchy, and the knowledge pyramid) refers loosely to a class of models for representing purported structural and/or functional relationships between data, information, knowledge, and wisdom. The theory is rooted in the flaw that there is no scientific evidence to support the definitions of core hierarchy elements, such as Information and Knowledge. The origin of the DIKW theory is uncertain.
Read More: http://jis.sagepub.com/content/33/2/163.abstract
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