Ontological aspects of information modeling

Minds and Machines 6 (3):287-394 (1996)
Abstract
  Information modeling (also known as conceptual modeling or semantic data modeling) may be characterized as the formulation of a model in which information aspects of objective and subjective reality are presented (the application), independent of datasets and processes by which they may be realized (the system).A methodology for information modeling should incorporate a number of concepts which have appeared in the literature, but should also be formulated in terms of constructs which are understandable to and expressible by the system user as well as the system developer. This is particularly desirable in connection with certain intimate relationships, such as being the same as or being a part of
Keywords Information modeling  information vs. data  knowledge vs. information  information systems development  semantic data modeling  the relational data model  the object-oriented paradigm  data vs. reality  analytic philosophy  ontology  epistemology  views  statements  entities  events  attributes  actions  relationships  categories and kinds
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