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- ASIST Special Interest Group - Classification Research: Studies the fundamental principles, underlying processes, and analytic constructs of classification schemes and procedures by humans or automata.
- Automatic Categorization of Magazine Articles: Research paper discussing automatic categorization of magazine articles with broad subject descriptors. Focuses upon the following aspects of text classification: effective selection of feature words and proper names that reflect the main topics of the text, and training of text classifiers.
- Classification Society of North America: Scientific organization studying classification and clustering, including systematic methods for creating classification schemes from unstructured data.
- Content Wire: Taxonomies: Links to articles on using taxonomies in knowledge organization.
- Controlled Vocabulary: Describes how controlled vocabularies are useful in describing images and information for classifying content in electronic databases. Links to sample hierarchies and controlled vocabularies. Also features links to related resources.
- Delphi Group Taxonomy and Content Classification Report: Examines software segment for taxonomy management.
- EncycloZine: Content Classification Schemes: Discusses the limitations of traditional library and content classification schemes to organizing information in an electronic environment.
- Flamenco Project: Investigates how to effectively incorporate large, faceted category hierarchies into information access user interfaces.
- International Federation of Classification Societies: A federation of national, regional, and linguistically-based classification societies whose aims are to further knowledge classification research.
- Managing Taxonomies Strategically: Brief article focused on helping knowledge base publishers understand how taxonomies work and how to implement them. Features related articles.
- MeURLin: URL-based Classification of Web Pages: Project that attempts to classify web pages based solely on their URL. A functional demo is included.
- Online Taxonomies: The Next Shift for Information Science: Briefly discusses the use of taxonomies in organizing unstructured data.
- Organizational Theory Bibliography: Annotated list of works on classification theory, classification systems, controlled vocabularies, indexing, index design, thesaurus design, and library and information science.
- Practical Issues for Automated Categorization of Web Sites: Research paper discussing several issues related to automated text classification of web sites. Includes bibliography. By John M. Pierre.
- Practical Taxonomies: Examines the use and implementation of taxonomies to organize organizational knowledge and data.
- Project Aristotle: Projects, research, products and services investigating or demonstrating automated Web categorization. Some prototypes and demos are available.
- Snowfox: Provides a web directory where links associated with a topic are placed by automatic text categorization. Includes a description of the Snowfox Relevance Engine, a white paper that can be requested on directories and an article on ten miscategorization errors.
- Taxonomies Are What?: Describes the use of taxonomies to organize information on the Web.
- Taxonomy Warehouse: Directory of taxonomies, thesauri, classification schemes, and other authority files, plus information on how to license the taxonomies. Features search, browse and alert service.
- Taxonomy: Creating Knowledge from Chaos: Brief overview of taxonomies and their use in organizing information on the Internet.
- Word Wranglers: Surveys the rapidly changing automatic classification software market and examine the features and capabilities of leading classification products.