Folksonomy: The Manner of Data-processing and Organization

Paidere, Ilva and Dogžina, Gunta and Ūdre, Dace Folksonomy: The Manner of Data-processing and Organization., 2008 . In 17th annual BOBCATSSS symposium (Bobcatsss 2009), Porto (Portugal), 28-30 January 2009. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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Nowadays folksonomy known as a manner of data-processing and organization within the Internet is very prevalent. The author of the document and other Internet users are allowed to put a keyword – a tag which helps to sort out the necessary data within the process of information gathering. Unfortunately most of the given tags are inappropriate and do not characterize the content of the document causing the possibility to meet the useless information. The aim of investigation was to explore Latvian websites which offer the possibilities of folksonomy and to determine how informative tags are, as well as to find out how popular among the users the allocation of tags (democratic indexing) is.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: folksonomy, Web 2.0, tagging
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: 2009 Bobcatsss
Date deposited: 31 Mar 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14


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