Thursday, October 25, 2007

Tagging and Folksonomy reading from ASIST

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Thanks to the Taxonomy Watch blog a pointer to the current issue (Oct/Nov 2007) of the Bulletin of the American Society of Information Science and Technology which has a section about folksonomies and tagging. Glorious and very timely.

Introduction: Folksonomies and Image Tagging: Seeing the Future?
by Diane Neal, Guest Editor
Full Text: HTML | PDF (Size: 502k)

Why Are They Tagging, and Why Do We Want Them To?
by P. Jason Morrison
Full Text: HTML | PDF (Size: 96k)

Trouble in Paradise: Conflict Management and Resolution in Social Classification Environments
by Chris Landbeck
Full Text: HTML | PDF (Size: 95k)

Image Indexing: How Can I Find a Nice Pair of Italian Shoes?
by Elaine Ménard
Full Text: HTML | PDF (Size: 109k)

Flickr Image Tagging: Patterns Made Visible
by Joan Beaudoin
Full Text: HTML | PDF (Size: 82k)

As i recently blogged this December i will be hosting a round table event to discuss Folksonomies and Taxonomies in the Enterprise - which will also include a tour of our printing plant in Palo Alto. If you are interested or know someone who is working in this space and would like attend, please drop me a line we still have a couple open seats. daniela{dot}barbosa

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