Information world (digital world – cyber world)

Ideas, thought constructs, algorithms, models, and the totality of representations of physical objects and people in a virtual environment

Note 1: The frame of reference of the totality in question must be defined.

Note 2: The elements of the information world can be related to each other via semantics.

Source: Industrie 4.0 – Begriffe/Terms, VDI Statusreport Industrie 4.0 (April 2017)