First published at Monday, 3 September 2007

Warning: This blog post is more then 15 years old – read and use with care.

Tagging reviewed

What is tagging?

A simple model

Adding hierachic structures

Accesssing contents

Full text searches
Categories by human editors
Graphs are no trees

The need for collaborative taxonomies

Use cases

Structuring data

Personal data
Collaborative tagging
Building Taxonomies


Machine Tags

Problems with tagging

Point of view

Cultural background

Translation paths

Detecting dependencies

Detecting semantic meaning

Synonyms and abbrevations

Cross dependencies

Solutions & Ideas

Structures from personal structures

Real meaning from context

Unsolved problems


Cultural background

Basics for further evaluation

Distance between tags

Indiscrete cultural backgrounds?
No valid connections?

Tag graphs

Tag gas

Cultural dependant query