TagFS | Tag Semantics for Hierarchical File Systems

  title={TagFS | Tag Semantics for Hierarchical File Systems},
  author={Stephan Bloehdorn and Olaf G{\"o}rlitz and Simon Schenk and Max V{\"o}lkel},
Today, most computer users work with traditional hierarchical file systems for organizing large amounts of personal files. Recently, tagging has grown popular as an alternative means of organizing information resources. We argue that tagging is a powerful paradigm for efficient information access which overcomes many deficiencies of hierarchical file systems, especially in the context of the organization of large quantities of personal files. In this paper we present TagFS, a filesystem with… CONTINUE READING
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