Metadata: Defining & Harnessing. Ron Daniel, Jr. Principal, Taxonomy Strategies LLC . Metadata and Taxonomy. Each list is a “controlled vocabulary”. The Taxonomy is the set of all the controlled vocabularies. . Audience Internal Executives Managers External Suppliers Customers
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Ron Daniel, Jr.
Principal, Taxonomy Strategies LLC
Each list is a “controlled vocabulary”. The Taxonomy is the set of all the controlled vocabularies.
Finance and Budget
Products and Services
Metadata is data about data – in our case it is a set of fields of library catalog-like data about published content..
42 values to maintain (10+6+11+15)
9900 combinations (10x6x11x15)
The animals are divided into:(a) belonging to the emperor,(b) embalmed, (c) tame, (d) sucking pigs, (e) sirens, (f) fabulous, (g) stray dogs, (h) included in the present classification,(i) frenzied, (j) innumerable, (k) drawn with a very fine camelhair brush, (l) et cetera, (m) having just broken the water pitcher, (n) that from along way off look like flies.
Jorge Luis Borges, " THE ANALYTICAL LANGUAGE OF JOHN WILKINS"Works in 3 volumes (in Russian). St. Petersburg, "Polaris", 1994. V. 2: 87.
Most facets are hidden!
Consider complexity of facet and ambiguity of content to estimate time per value.
Machine-filled fields have costs too.
Is this field worth the cost?
Estimated cost of tagging one item. This can be reduced with automation, but cannot be eliminated.
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