taxonomy

A system for naming and organizing a set of words or phrases, into groups that share similar qualities, used for organising information and primarily intended for browsing. In BIM contexts its classification of concepts and terminology according to a clear structure.

The term “Taxonomy” comes from terms “Taxos”, ordering and “nomos”, rule. [1],

Taxonomy is very important for information and content management. Taxonomy helps in searching and re-purposing the content. Also supports a unifying language across organisations and general future-proofing of knowledge.[2]

A Taxonomy is a multi-level classification (a hierarchy, tree, etc.) introduced to organize concepts according to a clear structure. As a Knowledge Content Type, it applies to publications which introduce classifications of five or more items within a structured list; and which have a clear use in assessment, learning or implementation (e.g. a classification of BIM roles, data exchange types or levels of detail)

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[1] Miquel Centelles. Taxonomies for categorization and organization in Web Sites, num. 3, 2005

[2] Rama krishna Rao, B., 2011. TAXONOMY CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES-ISSUES AND CHALLENGES.

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