Classification and Categorization: A Difference that Makes a Difference

@article{Jacob2004ClassificationAC,
  title={Classification and Categorization: A Difference that Makes a Difference},
  author={Elin K. Jacob},
  journal={Library Trends},
  year={2004},
  volume={52},
  pages={515-540}
}
Examination of the systemic properties and forms of interaction that characterize classification and categorization reveals fundamental syntactic differences between the structure of classification systems and the structure of categorization systems. These distinctions lead to meaningful differences in the contexts within which information can be apprehended and influence the semantic information available to the individual. Structural and semantic differences between classification and… CONTINUE READING

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