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Folksonomies [electronic resource] : indexing and retrieval in Web 2.0 / Isabella Peters ; translated from German by Paul Becker.

By: Peters, Isabella.
Contributor(s): Becker, Paul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Knowledge & information: Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter/Saur, c2009Description: 1 online resource (vi, 443 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783598441851 (electronic bk.); 3598441851 (electronic bk.); 1282715674; 9781282715677.Other title: Indexing and retrieval in Web 2.0.Subject(s): Web 2.0 -- Social aspects | Web sites -- Abstracting and indexing -- Social aspects | Information retrieval -- Social aspects | User-generated content | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Books & Reading | Social Tagging | World Wide Web 2.0 | Information Retrieval | Wissensrepr�asentationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Folksonomies.DDC classification: 028.7 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Frontmatter; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 Collaborative Information Services; Chapter 2 Basic Terms in Knowledge Representation and Information Retrieval; Chapter 3 Knowledge Representation in Web 2.0: Folksonomies; Chapter 4 Information Retrieval with Folksonomies; Conclusion; Backmatter.
Summary: In Web 2.0 users not only make heavy use of Col-laborative Information Services in order to create, publish and share digital information resources - what is more, they index and represent these re-sources via own keywords, so-called tags. The sum of this user-generated metadata of a Collaborative Information Service is also called Folksonomy. In contrast to professionally created and highly struc-tured metadata, e.g. subject headings, thesauri, clas-sification systems or ontologies, which are applied in libraries, corporate information architectures or commercial databases and which were deve.
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Translated from the German.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Frontmatter; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 Collaborative Information Services; Chapter 2 Basic Terms in Knowledge Representation and Information Retrieval; Chapter 3 Knowledge Representation in Web 2.0: Folksonomies; Chapter 4 Information Retrieval with Folksonomies; Conclusion; Backmatter.

In Web 2.0 users not only make heavy use of Col-laborative Information Services in order to create, publish and share digital information resources - what is more, they index and represent these re-sources via own keywords, so-called tags. The sum of this user-generated metadata of a Collaborative Information Service is also called Folksonomy. In contrast to professionally created and highly struc-tured metadata, e.g. subject headings, thesauri, clas-sification systems or ontologies, which are applied in libraries, corporate information architectures or commercial databases and which were deve.

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