Ten Long-Term Research Questions in Knowledge Organization

  title={Ten Long-Term Research Questions in Knowledge Organization},
  author={Claudio Gnoli},
  journal={Knowledge Organization},
  • C. Gnoli
  • Published 2008
  • Education
  • 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. Ten of them are identified and synthetically discussed: (1) Can KO principles be extended to a broader scope, including hypertexts, multimedia, museum objects, and monuments? (2) Can the two basic approaches, ontological and epistemological, be reconciled? (3) Can any ontological foundation of KO be… 

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  • M. López-Huertas
  • Art
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  • 2016
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  • P. Hider
  • Sociology
  • 2020
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  • Mayukh Bagchi
  • Computer Science
    Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
  • 2021
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