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folksonomy

(FOLKS taxONOMY) Classifying websites by the user community rather than by taxonomy professionals. Folksonomy is said to provide a democractic tagging system that reflects the opinions of the general public. See social bookmarking site and taxonomy.
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The structure and form of folksonomy tags: the road to the public library catalogue.
Learn the differences between a controlled vocabulary and a folksonomy, including a discussion on the importance of authority control and how databases use subject headings to avoid the pitfalls attached to user-generated search categories.
Enhancing a taxonomy for health information technology: an exploratory study of user input towards folksonomy.
The results of our study provided us evidence that there is a direct influence of users' tagging motivation on the enlargement of metadata descriptions of digital educational resources, as well as to the resulted folksonomy when it is compared with formal structured vocabularies used by metadata experts or content providers for characterizing digital educational resources.
fm) produces a folksonomy, or a system of associations created directly by a user base.
4] Folksonomy comes from the German word volk, which means people, and its literal meaning is "democratic classification".
Recommender based on folksonomy for virtual academic communities in Mobile TV".
Entonces, no constituye una palabra de moda o buzzword, sino que folksonomy, a tenor de Van der Wal (2004), enuncia con acierto al combinar los terminos de folk (gente, personas, y enlaza ademas al adjetivo folksy, rustico, folclorico, de estilo campechano), y el termino sonomies (taxonomias, del griego taxis, ordenacion y nomos, ley, disciplina que estudia los principios, metodos y fines de la clasificacion de los seres vivos, o la clasificacion de cualquier cosa segun metodos establecidos, en especial la de los seres vivos).
15) Additionally, the use of the formal attributes provides a base from which to build a functional folksonomy.
Tools for tagging; aggregation and syndication are allowing individuals and groups to build a folksonomy (Wikipedia, 2010) or on-the-fly classifications of the knowledge linked through their interactions online.
Wikis, folksonomy, Flickr, Podcasting, You-Tube, social networking sites (MySpace, Facebook), virtual worlds (Second Life), Web 2.
42) A specific form of crowdsourcing aimed at generating metadata on cultural heritage collections is folksonomy or social tagging, 'a system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content.