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Semantics - definitions

Semantics - In a broad sense, the study of meaning. The relationships of characters or groups of characters to their meanings, independent of the manner of their interpretation and use. Contrast with syntax. In the context of Information Technology, Semantics Technology offer capabilities for extracting information from data and for deriving value from an organization's information collections.

[Category=Data Governance ]

Source: The Data Governance Institute, 24 December 2009 13:14:55, External

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Semantics - Area of study within the field of linguistics devoted to understanding the meaning of texts.

[Category=Localization/Localisation ]

Source: Common Sense Advisory, 25 January 2010 08:18:30, External

semantics - [data models] The definition of the meaning of concepts within a data model by their relationships to other concepts.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 13 August 2012 09:13:27, External 

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