links for 2008-11-02

 by Martin Belam, 2 November 2008


That last study doesn't really answer the question does it? The question it answers is 'Do users use the same terms as librarians to classify things?' and unsurprisingly the answer is 'yes'.

Do you know of anything which answers the original question? I am about to do something similar for an internal beeb thing and would be interested to see what you think is good research in this area.

Well, it is specifically around the music domain, so may not be applicable to your project, but Paul Lamere has a couple of great presentations on SlideShare that appear to be 'everything you could ever possibly want to know about tagging': Social Tags and Music Information Retrieval.

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