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Tags4Tags: Using Tagging to Consolidate Tags

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Tags4Tags: Using Tagging to Consolidate Tags
Tagging has become increasingly popular and useful across various social networks and applications. It allows users to classify and organize resources for improving the retrieval performance over those tagged resources. Within social networks, tags can also facilitate the interaction between members of the community, e.g. because similar tags may represent similar interests. Although obviously useful for straightforward retrieval tasks, the current meta-data model underlying typical tagging systems does not fully exploit the potential of the social process of finding, establishing, challenging, and promoting symbols, i.e. tags. For instance, the social process is not used for establishing an explicit hierarchy of tags or for the collective detection of equivalencies, synonyms, morphological variants, and other useful relationships across tags. This limitation is due to the constraints of the typical meta-model of tagging, in which the subject must be a Web resource, the relationship ty...
Leyla Jael García-Castro, Martin Hepp, Alex
Added 26 May 2010
Updated 26 May 2010
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where DEXA
Authors Leyla Jael García-Castro, Martin Hepp, Alexander García Castro
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