Basic Functions and Structures of Information Systems


This chapter introduces a framework of concepts that allows to describe a great variety of information systems in the same terms. In particular, it permits a uniform treatment of systems for information acquisition, transmission, storage, and compression, for feature extraction, and for the execution of given algorithms. The concepts introduced in this chapter are illustrated with typical examples of information systems presented in the next chapter.


Potential Form Point Object Reference Pattern Primary Information Vector Information 
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