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Vickery's late ideas on classification by phenomena and activities

@inproceedings{Gnoli2011VickerysLI,
  title={Vickery's late ideas on classification by phenomena and activities},
  author={Claudio Gnoli},
  year={2011}
}
Classification was always a major interest for Brian Vickery. In his last years he contributed to the theoretical debate on classification with original ideas that are not well known yet, as some of them were consigned to ephemeral Web pages or private discussion. This paper attempts to report them and to discuss their implications for the current theory of knowledge organization. Vickery's proposals especially concern: application of the theory of integrative levels to classification as… 

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