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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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Folksonomies represent a user-centered view of the resource space, since they enable multifacets classifications by associating items with metadata representing different aspects (facets) of the shared resources [24].
Taxonomies are centralized annotation; folksonomies of
(2009), an approach to finding the similarity between folksonomies is proposed, which also breaks up the problem according to the triangle of reference (figure 3).
The idea of basing the discovery of talent on folksonomies may seem appealing, but it could lead to elimination of promotion intermediaries only if all artists would refrain from spending significant resources on boosting their position in the rankings.
By contrast, Chapter 6, "Folksonomies and Machine Editing: William Blake's New Aesthetic on Flickr, Wikipedia, and YouTube," does describe digital uses of Blake's work.
Multiple methods for query expansion in folksonomies are presented in [14], Of particular interest are methods expanding queries by tags from folksonomies on the basis of semantic similarity between words of the query and these tags.
Jung, "Cross-lingual query expansion in multilingual folksonomies: a case study on Flickr," Knowledge-Based Systems, vol.
As part of social networking, "folksonomies" (folk + taxonomy) have developed--classification systems formed from collaborative creation and management of descriptive "tags." Delicious is a long-standing categorization site for social bookmarking that now has a tablet app.