Re: Hierarchy Wisdom...Data LO3696

John Woods (
Mon, 13 Nov 1995 08:16:19 -0600 (CST)

Replying to LO3652 --


I would find it real interesting to have your definition of each of the five
levels of the hierarchy.

>I am working on an article and would like to use the following hierarchy:
> Wisdom
> Understanding
> Knowledge
> Information
> Data
>I believe this comes from the Information Science profession. The
>hierarchy appears to be so basic to the profession that it's frequently
>alluded to but hardly ever clearly defined. Can anyone offer me any
>references where this heirarchy is explained?


John Woods