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Phylogenetic Classification
One general principle in the construction of classification schemes is that of grouping phenomena to be classified according to their shared origin in evolution or history (phylogenesis). In generalExpand
Ten Long-Term Research Questions in Knowledge Organization
Research can benefit by periodical consideration of its status in a long-term perspective. In knowledge organization (KO), a number of basic questions remain to be addressed in the 21st cen- tury.Expand
Mentefacts as a missing level in theory of information science
  • C. Gnoli
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • J. Documentation
  • 13 August 2018
This analysis shows how existing approaches in library and information science and knowledge organization can benefit from additional notions contributed by levels theory, to develop more complete and accurate models of information and knowledge phenomena. Expand
The study was conducted on captive otters (Lutra lutra) in a large enclosure (1.64 ha in area). Data on different kind of sounds related to specific behaviours wcrc rccorded by videocamera.Expand
Categories and Facets in Integrative Levels
Facets and general categories used in bibliographic classification have been based on a disciplinary organization of knowledge. However, facets and categories of phenomena independent fromExpand
Metadata About What? Distinguishing Between Ontic, Epistemic, and Documental Dimensions in Knowledge Organization
Claudio Gnoli has been working as an academic librarian since 1994. His main interest is classification theory. He has published papers on this subject in several international journals andExpand
A new relationship for multidisciplinary knowledge organization systems: dependence
We focus on the dependence relationship, holding between one phenomenon and those at lower integrative levels on which it depends for its existence, like alpinism on mountains, and mountains on rocks. Expand
Facets: A Fruitful Notion in Many Domains
This special issue of ‘‘Axiomathes’’ is devoted to a technique originally developed within library science: facet analysis. Expand
Classifying Phenomena Part 2: Types and Levels
A list of twenty-six layers is proposed to form the main classes of the Integrative Levels Classification system. Expand
Eurasian badger (meles meles) habitat and sett site selection in the northern Apennines
The principal aim of this research was to study coarsescale habitat selection and distribution of main setts of the Eurasian badger (Meles meles L., 1758). The study area extends for 161 Km2 in theExpand