An Overview of Classification Technologies

  • K.S. Raghavan Centre for Knowledge Analytics & Ontological Engineering (KanOE) PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore-560 059 E-mail: ksragav@hotmail.com
  • M. Krishnamurthy DRTC, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore-560 059 E-mail: krish@isibang.ac.in
Keywords: Knowledge organisation, library classification systems, classification technologies

Abstract

Knowledge organisation is a sub-discipline of Information Studies and has its roots in Philosophy. Being application-oriented, it is an area of major interest to librarians, webpage designers, information architects, and semantic web community. The paper examines the scope of ‘knowledge organisation’ and its various facets. The different approaches to knowledge organisation are examined and the requirements in the context of digital environment are highlighted. An overview of the major trends and approaches is provided.

http://dx.doi.org/10.14429/djlit.33.4886

Published
2013-07-22
How to Cite
RaghavanK., & KrishnamurthyM. (2013). An Overview of Classification Technologies. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 33(4). https://doi.org/10.14429/djlit.33.4.4886
Section
Special Issue on Visualising Libraries