In the “Digital Era Framework”, the word “exploration” refers to a mode of information application. In this context, it is defined as follows: With regard to the handling of information, the term “exploration” covers all processes whose aim is to gain knowledge. Within the framework of the “Digital Era Framework”, “exploration” refers to a mode of information application in which all forms of dealing with given information for the purpose of gaining knowledge are summarized. These forms include in particular:


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The definition given above was proposed as part of the Digital Era Framework by Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld. The text was first published in: Jörn Lengsfeld: Digital Era Framework. Please refer to the original publication if you want to cite the text.