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Concept: Encode

Superconcept: Create

Definition: The agent entity Encodes Information to a Message via an Instrument.

Required Relationships:

object: Information being encoded.
agent: The Tangible-Entity doing the encoding.
result: The Message that results from the encoding of the Information.

Other Common Relationships:

instrument: An instrument used to encode Information into a Message.


  1. The sysadmin sends out email that the phones are down.
    agent: sysadmin
    object: "the phones are down

Neighboring Concepts:

Similar to...But different because...
Create Create involves creation of a new entity, while Encode involves creation of new from Information.