Created on Feb. 5, 2013, 7:57 p.m. by Hevok & updated by Hevok on May 2, 2013, 4:38 p.m.

Semantic (Greek σημαντ ικoς, to Symbol belonging) is nothing else than the meaning that is inside the information. Semantics is therefore study of interpretation of signs or symbols. Thus, Semantics (greek sēmantikós = pertains to the character, the study of meaning) is part of the linguistics focused on

of language or symbols of language. So it is the study of interpretation of signs or symbols as used by agents or communities with particular circumstances and Contexts.

Semantics asks, for example, how sense and meaning of complex Concepts can be derived from simple Concepts based on the rules of Syntax.

The Semantics of a message depends of its Context and Pragmatics.

Therefore, Semantics means meaning.


Tags: meaning, information, annotation, interpretation
Categories: News
Parent: Acceleration Technology
Children: Concept, Meaning, Object, Ontologies, Semantic Annotation, Semantic Article, Semantic Entity, Semantic Gap, Symbol, Variants Of Semantics

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1 Comment to Semantic

Daniel Wuttke (Hevok)  on Feb. 5, 2013, 10:29 p.m.

The parent term shall be Information which itself can be parent of Data.

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