User-defined classification on the online photo sharing site Flickr ... Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the million typing monkeys

Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105631
Title:
User-defined classification on the online photo sharing site Flickr ... Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the million typing monkeys
Author:
Winget, Megan
Editors:
Winget, Megan
Citation:
User-defined classification on the online photo sharing site Flickr ... Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the million typing monkeys 2006, 17
Publisher:
dLIST
Issue Date:
2006
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105631
Submitted date:
2007-04-16
Abstract:
This paper addresses the concerns related to authority and control through focused exploration and description of one of the more popular social tagging sites, Flickr (http://www.flickr.com). After providing a brief background and introduction to Flickrâ s social and practical functionalities, this paper focuses on describing the siteâ s various tagging utilities and related exploration tools, addressing the tripartite concerns regarding the lack of vocabulary control, hierarchical organization, and the policies and procedures that allow for successful classification.
Type:
Conference Paper
Language:
en
Keywords:
Classification; World Wide Web; Indexing; Knowledge Organization
Local subject classification:
image indexing

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorWinget, Meganen_US
dc.contributor.editorWinget, Meganen_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-04-16T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:30:30Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.date.submitted2007-04-16en_US
dc.identifier.citationUser-defined classification on the online photo sharing site Flickr ... Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the million typing monkeys 2006, 17en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105631-
dc.description.abstractThis paper addresses the concerns related to authority and control through focused exploration and description of one of the more popular social tagging sites, Flickr (http://www.flickr.com). After providing a brief background and introduction to Flickrâ s social and practical functionalities, this paper focuses on describing the siteâ s various tagging utilities and related exploration tools, addressing the tripartite concerns regarding the lack of vocabulary control, hierarchical organization, and the policies and procedures that allow for successful classification.en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherdLISTen_US
dc.subjectClassificationen_US
dc.subjectWorld Wide Weben_US
dc.subjectIndexingen_US
dc.subjectKnowledge Organizationen_US
dc.subject.otherimage indexingen_US
dc.titleUser-defined classification on the online photo sharing site Flickr ... Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the million typing monkeysen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
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