Next Article in Journal
Habit as a Connecting Nature, Mind and Culture in C.S. Peirce’s Semiotic Pragmaticism
Previous Article in Journal
Digital Community Public Sphere: New Path of Rural Integration–Based on the Field Survey in the Countryside of China
Article Menu
Issue 3 (IS4SI 2017) cover image

Article Versions

Export Article

Open AccessProceedings
Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 217;

Structures and Structural Information

Department of Computer Science, University of California, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde D-18119, Germany
Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Published: 9 June 2017
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY)
PDF [206 KB, uploaded 18 October 2017]


Structures play a crucial role in the world. They define things and thoughts, processes and functions, images and ideas. The goal of this research is to study structural information, which is intrinsically connected to structures. Here we present two approaches. In one of them, structural information is information in structures. In the other one, structural information is information about structures.
Keywords: information; structure; structural information; interaction; correctness; knowledge information; structure; structural information; interaction; correctness; knowledge
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).

Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Burgin, M.; Feistel, R. Structures and Structural Information. Proceedings 2017, 1, 217.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]
Proceedings EISSN 2504-3900 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top