I would like to look at your concept map, because as you know,
I've done a lot of work mapping semiotics to systemics (and vice
Can you give me the number of the issue in which it was sent?
I would rephrase "the difference between a model of X as
expressed in a language vs. the actual X as expressed
in technology(ies)" by .............. the actual/concrete X as
*realized* in technologies.
"How shall an ontology indicate multiple interpretants and the
conditions for which path to take?"
Probably not a single ontology, but a collection of mapped
ontologies. One also needs to take into consideration the
interpreter, the interpretations, made by the interpreter, the
context in which the interpreters are embedded in, the contexts
in which the languages
are embedded in, and the contexts in which the world if interest
is embedded in. I'm not sure ontology can do it all
Matthew K. Hettinger