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3: Information - Theory and Management

  • Page ID
    20728
    • 3.1: Data and information
      Previous chapter s have explained how information is organized in representations. A question that remains to be answered is what exactly constitutes information, i.e. what one should consider as information and data in these representations. This chapter introduces relevant theories and explains how they apply to building information and representations.
    • 3.2: Information Management
      This chapter introduces the general goals of IM and connects them to information sources on buildings in order to determine the fundamental principles of IM with BIM.
    • 3.3: Process and Information
      This chapter describes how process and information diagrams can describe tasks in a process and the information actions relating to these tasks in a comprehensive and coherent manner.