SDF: A Sign Description Framework for Cross-Context Information Resource Representation and Interchange

Jingzhi Guo
2014 2014 Enterprise Systems Conference  
While Internet is experiencing a drastic change, semantic representation study becomes more and more important in electronic business and enterprise systems. To semantically represent information resources, this paper proposes a novel Sign Description Framework, which is an abstract specification that represents any object in reality as signs. Based on a quaternary model of sign in semiotics, the proposed framework has several advantages such as nonambiguity of resource representation in
more » ... sentation in meaning, easy resource modeling, and easy cross-context heterogeneous resource mapping. Keywords-sign; sign description framework; SDF; crosscontext; information resource representation; information exchange; quaternary model of sign I.
doi:10.1109/es.2014.32 dblp:conf/es/Guo14 fatcat:z5mtbr25grhnlbayubtuybnyry