metainformation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

meta- +‎ information

Noun[edit]

metainformation (uncountable)

  1. Information about information.
    • 2007 November 27, Luciano Floridi, “Understanding Epistemic Relevance”, Erkenntnis, volume 69, number 1, DOI:10.1007/s10670-007-9087-5, pages 69-92: 
      Or a may simply be assumed to be reasonable enough to ask the appropriate question to obtain i , if provided with sufficient metainformation about the availability of i .

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