Deduction is generally an analytical procedure based on the representation of reality. Deduction is divided into three research methods: formal-deductive, conceptual-deductive and argumentative-deductive analysis. [1]


The aim of this method is to draw conclusions about problems or specific facts by means of conclusive argumentation. [1]


By logical argumentation, a fact is analyzed and conclusions are drawn. [1]


Core literature

  • [1] Wilde, T., & Hess, T. (2006). Methodenspektrum der Wirtschaftsinformatik: Überblick und Portfoliobildung (No. 2/2006). Arbeitsbericht, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik und Neue Medien, Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaft, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.
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