Category Archive: Knowledge

Knowledge Quadrants

We can divide knowledge into four general categories: Known knowns – this describes knowledge we have and we are aware that we have it Known unknowns – this describes knowledge we don’t have and we are aware that we don’t have it Unknown knowns – this describes knowledge that have but we are not aware …

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Metacognition and Knowledge Engineering

The word “cognition” implies using thinking to achieve a status of knowing something. METAcognition uses the reflexive prefix “meta” to imply using thinking to achieve a status of knowing about using thinking to achieve a status of knowing. It can be used to describe methodologies for thinking or solving problems or learning. When we study …

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A Taxonomy of Knowledge

A taxonomy is a framework for organizing knowledge. They are usually designed with a range of top level categories that are selected with the intent of being able to absorb most new knowledge within the scope limits of the taxonomy. It’s an outline that attempts to anticipate future needs by creating a master set of …

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Knowledge Mapping

Knowledge is more than just facts. Knowledge references facts, but also includes references to context that make the facts more usable and even the ability to use the facts well. Knowledge generally implies some level of skill or mastery in using facts and that the facts are considered to be true. In order to map …

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