Sources of Change for Modern Knowledge Organization Systems

  title={Sources of Change for Modern Knowledge Organization Systems},
  author={Michael Lauruhn and Paul T. Groth},
Knowledge Organization Systems (e.g. taxonomies and ontologies) continue to contribute benefits in the design of information systems by providing a shared conceptual underpinning for developers, users, and automated systems. However, the standard mechanisms for the management of KOSs changes are inadequate for systems built on top of thousands of data sources or with the involvement of hundreds of individuals. In this work, we review standard sources of change for KOSs (e.g. institutional… CONTINUE READING