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  Taxonomy Warehouse - information organization, metadata, knowledge management, classification tools
Whether you are just investigating what taxonomy is and how it can help your organization or are making critical decisions on developing or managing taxonomies for your enterprise, Taxonomy Warehouse can help.
We are the only site on the Internet dedicated to taxonomies for corporations.
A tailored taxonomy can transform the way your organization maximizes its information assets - Taxonomy Warehouse is the place to start.
www.taxonomywarehouse.com   (302 words)

  Taxonomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taxonomy was once only the science of classifying living organisms, but later the word was applied in a wider sense, and may also refer to either a classification of things, or the principles underlying the classification.
Mathematically, a hierarchical taxonomy is a tree structure of classifications for a given set of objects.
Such taxonomies as those analyzed by Durkheim and Lévi-Strauss are sometimes called folk taxonomies to distinguish them from scientific taxonomies that claim to be disembedded from social relations and thus objective and universal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taxonomy   (548 words)

The task of constructing a taxonomy of programs is to provide a framework for the analysis of research-doctorate programs as they exist today, with an eye to the future.
The proposed taxonomy builds upon the previous studies, in order to represent the continuity of doctoral research and training and to provide a basis for potential users of the proposed analysis to identify information important to them.
The taxonomy was also used in the pilot trials, and although the correspondence was not exact, the pilot sites found a reasonable fit with their graduate programs.
www7.nationalacademies.org /resdoc/Taxonomy.html   (1054 words)

 Developing and Creatively Leveraging Hierarchical Metadata and Taxonomy - Boxes and Arrows
If your task, for example, is to classify independent musicians for a website and database, you may choose a taxonomy that organizes the artists by musical style and then create metadata to describe the members of the band, the year of inception, record label, discography, and geography.
Enterprise taxonomies are a popular concept right now, especially in organizations initiating development of 3rd and 4th generation intranets.
An enterprise taxonomy is typically perceived as a single, monolithic, corporation-wide, structure for the classification of all things related to your business.
www.boxesandarrows.com /view/developing_and_creatively_leveraging_hierarchical_metadata_and_taxonomy   (2544 words)

 Taxonomy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Taxonomy is the enterprise of naming and classifying, and taxonomies or classifications are the results of that enterprise.
Taxonomies developed under this static view of species relied on similarities among organisms without explicit reference to the origin or basis of similarities.
Modern biological taxonomy had its origins in the 18th century, prior to the development of evolutionary theory, that is, prior to the emergence of the science of systematics.
web.bio.utk.edu /guffey/Biodiversitysite/Taxonomy/Taxonomy.html   (838 words)

 NANDA International Taxonomy II, 2001-2002
The recent history and the domains, classes, diagnostic concepts, and nursing diagnoses approved in 2000 as Taxonomy II are further discussed in NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2001-2002.
The multiaxial structure of the taxonomy is discussed and nomenclature and coding conversion tables are included to assist in the transition from Taxonomy I to Taxonomy II.
Taxonomy II in its entirety is now available in the 2003-2004 edition of NANDA Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification.
www.nanda.org /html/taxonomy.html   (135 words)

 Cetacea - classification - American Cetacean Society
Taxonomy is the science of classification - it is an organized method of dividing plants and animals into groups.
This form of "bookkeeping", known as taxonomy, was started by Swedish physician and naturalist, Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778), in his work Systema Naturae, in 1735.
Taxonomy however, remains a continuously contested science as new species are still being discovered and recent developments in the field of DNA (deoxyribonicleic acid) are challenging the old classification, based largely on anatomical similarities and evolutionary descent.
www.acsonline.org /education/taxonomy.html   (481 words)

 101 Taxonomy - www.101science.com
Taxonomy Detailed information and examples and links to database searches are found on our Microscopy Page Paragraph 3.
Taxonomy Lab: An exercise in taxonomy, evolution, and classification, Interdisciplinary
Taxonomy Lab: An exercise in taxonomy, evolution, and...
www.101science.com /Taxonomy.htm   (3545 words)

 Category:Taxonomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Taxonomy
Taxonomy may refer to either a hierarchical classification of things, or the principles underlying the classification, it is principally used in the context of biology to refer to scientific classification.
The main article for this category is Taxonomy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Taxonomy   (114 words)

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