On the selection of tags for tag clouds

  title={On the selection of tags for tag clouds},
  author={Petros Venetis and Georgia Koutrika and Hector Garcia-Molina},
We examine the creation of a tag cloud for exploring and understanding a set of objects (e.g., web pages, documents). In the first part of our work, we present a formal system model for reasoning about tag clouds. We then present metrics that capture the structural properties of a tag cloud, and we briefly present a set of tag selection algorithms that are used in current sites (e.g., del.icio.us, Flickr, Technorati) or that have been described in recent work. In order to evaluate the results… CONTINUE READING
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