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The triptych of conceptual modeling

Heinrich C. Mayr, Bernhard Thalheim
2020 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
AbstractWe understand this paper as a contribution to the "anatomy" of conceptual models.  ...  We derive a number of open research questions that should be answered to complete the anatomy of conceptual models.  ...  We use it here to denote the outcome of cognitive processes but not the structure of the processes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-020-00836-z fatcat:sqd2q2f26vgtlbjwotvm4xqace

Metaphor and Cultural Models in Translation

Rahman Veisi Hasar, Manoochehr Tavangar, Vali Rezai
2013 International Journal of Linguistics  
The objective of this paper is to investigate the relationship holding between metaphor and cultural models within the context of interlingual translation.  ...  For this purpose, we draw on the concept of 'experiential equivalence' in the case of metaphor translation and on that of cultural models as intersubjective manifestations of culture in the speaker's mind  ...  Metaphor and Cultural Models Cognitive linguistics maintains that idealized cognitive models (ICM) are definable as complex structured wholes which serve to organize the knowledge and experience of human  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijl.v5i5.4267 fatcat:rnqudgnyivfojkqgshut3l3nf4

Implementing a Concept Network Model [article]

Sarah H. Solomon, John D. Medaglia, Sharon L. Thompson-Schill
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We then computed formal measures from these concept networks and explored their relationship to conceptual structure.  ...  We propose that a compositional network model can be used to capture and predict this flexibility.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by an NSF graduate research fellowship awarded to SHS, DP5-OD021352 awarded to JDM, and National Institute of Health grant R01 DC015359 awarded to STS.  ... 
arXiv:1802.08279v4 fatcat:mr6u3dk625hovnmifk65asoe7a

Aiming for Cognitive Equivalence – Mental Models as a Tertium Comparationis for Translation and Empirical Semantics

Pawel Sickinger
2017 Research in Language  
Against this background, I propose a model of translation processing focused on the internal simulation of reader reception and the calibration of these simulations to achieve similarity between ST and  ...  Mandelblit, 1997), an attempt to reconcile elements of Nida's dynamic equivalence with recent innovations in cognitive linguistics and cognitive psychology, and building on the current focus on translators  ...  an abridged version of the model of translation processing put forward in the context of my PhD thesis.  ... 
doi:10.1515/rela-2017-0013 fatcat:qljizlgcsbahloaync7iyxjnyi

Mental Modeler: A Fuzzy-Logic Cognitive Mapping Modeling Tool for Adaptive Environmental Management

Steven A. Gray, Stefan Gray, Linda J. Cox, Sarah Henly-Shepard
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
In this paper we report on the design and anticipated use of a participatory modeling tool based in fuzzy-logic cognitive mapping (FCM) called 'Mental Modeler' which makes the mental models of stakeholders  ...  Including stakeholders in model building and analysis allows decision-makers to understand important conceptual components in the environmental systems being managed, builds trust and common understanding  ...  Software users simply use a "plus sign" to add concepts to be structured into their model.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.399 dblp:conf/hicss/GrayGCH13 fatcat:wpgzvi4mgvhgdphyxxuxmhpv6q

Meaningful Models: Utilizing Conceptual Structure to Improve Machine Learning Interpretability [article]

Nick Condry
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Here we show how the mind's construction of concepts and meaning can be used to create more interpretable machine learning models.  ...  By proposing a novel method of classifying concepts, in terms of 'form' and 'function', we elucidate the nature of meaning and offer proposals to improve model understandability.  ...  Using a relational model of meaning, we will propose a novel method of classifying concepts according to their structure and function within a given context.  ... 
arXiv:1607.00279v1 fatcat:6aifqff6gfffnb4mcfbctpjxaa

Cognitive Mechanisms of Conceptual Modelling [chapter]

Ilona Wilmont, Sytse Hengeveld, Erik Barendsen, Stijn Hoppenbrouwers
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Eventually, a thorough understanding of modelling cognition can help us to provide better cognitive support for modellers.  ...  Conceptual modelling involves many higher order cognitive processes, such as relational reasoning and abstraction, which are based on integration and maintenance of information.  ...  Thus, the context dynamically influences the interpretation and structure of a concept [25] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41924-9_7 fatcat:ouv5cyg3ifbavdnvp5xhvss2qa

Extending sense-making models with ideas from cognition and learning theories

Pengyi Zhang, Dagobert Soergel, Judith L. Klavans, Douglas W. Oard
2009 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Our extended model aims to offer a more complete picture of the cognitive processes of sense-making, including the underlying cognitive mechanisms and different types of conceptual changes so that we can  ...  In this paper we extend existing sensemaking models by adding detail on types of conceptual change and cognitive mechanisms taken from theories of cognition and learning.  ...  The processes that participants went through and the cognitive mechanisms that they used thus might be influenced by the quality of the translations.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2008.1450450219 fatcat:7hnwhdggkreajp5q5eikcyzvem

Lexical concepts, cognitive models and meaning-construction

Vyvyan Evans
2006 Cognitive Linguistics  
I present an account of lexical concepts and the conceptual knowledge structures, cognitive models, with respect to which they are relativised.  ...  Concepts and Cognitive Models, or LCCM Theory.  ...  As cognitive models are necessarily connected to and inherit structure from many others, a lexical concept can potentially be connected to a vast network of conceptual knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1515/cog.2006.016 fatcat:dhh4au5jbfgkxokybsb5livl2q

Mathematical Modelling [chapter]

Raphael Wess, Heiner Klock, Hans-Stefan Siller, Gilbert Greefrath
2021 International Perspectives on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Modelling  
AbstractThe integration of applications and mathematical modelling into mathematics education plays an important role in many national curricula (Kaiser, 2020; Niss et al., 2007), and thus an increasing  ...  work as a cognitive framework (technical, computational, conceptual task); • cognitive elements of the modelling cycle (non-mathematical modelling, internal mathematical work, basic concepts, mathematical  ...  and the associated translation processes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-78071-5_1 fatcat:ti5gk66zfva7xgec2j5wcijt3e

Business Suitability Principles for Workflow Modelling [article]

Alistair P. Barros, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Henderik A. Proper, Peter N. Creasy
2021 arXiv   pre-print
A general assessment is first conducted on some integrated techniques characterising well-known paradigms - structured process modelling, object-oriented modelling, behavioural process modelling and business-oriented  ...  A specific business suitability diagnosis then follows using a particular characterisation of business processing, i.e. one where the intuitive semantics and inter-relationship of business services and  ...  The use of business (or enterprise) models as contexts for conceptual models provide a particular worldview.  ... 
arXiv:2105.12654v1 fatcat:tfzbf3w3tzecnohrkzqguszqh4

Cognitive model of the tragic in Ukrainian retranslations of Shakespeare's plays

2021 Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies  
text and in Ukrainian translations), and conceptconceptual scheme -meaning (from the reconstruction of the relevant structures of the author's consciousness to the identification of the conceptual priorities  ...  The procedures of linguistic and cognitive modelling reveal possible directions of applying the cognitive dimension of Linguistics in studying the plurality in translation regarding to the fact that the  ...  conceptual system of our knowledge, which is formed by innate and acquired concepts in the process of cognitive activity.  ... 
doi:10.17263/jlls.904115 fatcat:u5i2z7y3hzd7rglbt7i3lbyjey

Implementing a concept network model

Sarah H. Solomon, John D. Medaglia, Sharon L. Thompson-Schill
2019 Behavior Research Methods  
Conceptual flexibility is a fundamental attribute of the cognitive and semantic systems, and in this proof of concept we reveal that variations in concept representation and use can be formally understood  ...  We propose that a feature-based network model can be used to capture and predict this flexibility.  ...  The ability of graph-theoretical network science to model a vast range of systems enables us to examine conceptual structure across cognitive, linguistic, and neural levels of analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3758/s13428-019-01217-1 pmid:30891712 pmcid:PMC6692248 fatcat:fb7e27acqjhb3okk7uxu2qmida

Conceptual Model Notions – A Matter of Controversy: Conceptual Modelling and its Lacunas

Bernhard Thalheim
2018 Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures - An International Journal  
The conceptual model of an information system consists of a conceptual schema and of a collection of conceptual views that are associated (in most cases tightly by a mapping facility) to the conceptual  ...  The conception of a conceptual model is differently defined in Computer Science and Engineeringas well as in other sciences. There is no common notion of this conception yet.  ...  (see ER community 2017) Conceptual database modelling: A data model is a collection of concepts that can be used to describe a set of data and operations to manipulate the data.  ... 
doi:10.18417/ dblp:journals/emisaij/Thalheim18 fatcat:f23wweyo4vgahlttgrwleg2ab4

Multi-agent modelling for simulation of customer-centric Supply Chain

Olivier Labarthe, Alain Ferrarini, Bernard Espinasse, Benoit Montreuil
2006 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling  
The approach uses three levels of modelling, successively leading to a domain model, a conceptual agent model and an operational agent model.  ...  This paper presents an agent-based modelling concept for simulation of customer-centric supply chain.  ...  Modelling objectives and process The actors and their behaviours, captured in the Structural and Dynamic Models, are translated as a set of agents.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijspm.2006.012643 fatcat:dsdoqslc5vdslbcms72cou3mzq
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